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Microdiffraction

 

Scientific disciplines: Materials, earth and environmental sciences

 

GENERAL BEAMLINE INFORMATION

Operational

Now

Proposal cycle Proposals for General Sciences Beamlines (6-month cycle)

Source characteristics

Superbend magnet

Energy range

6–22 keV

Frequency range 2.1-0.56 Ångström wavelength

Monochromator

White light and monochromatic [four-bounce Si(111)]

Calculated flux (1.9 GeV, 400 mA)

Typically 8.5 keV:
1 x 109 photons/s/µm2/3x10-4BW (1 x 1 µm spot)

Resolving power (E/ΔE)

7000

Detectors

MAR 133 CCD, Dectris Pilatus 1M Pixel detector, Silicon drift detector

Spot size at sample

8 x 2 µm2 down to 0.7 x 0.7 µm2

Sample format

Typically less than 1 cm2 x 1 mm thick

Sample environment

Typically air

Special notes Microprobe, polychromatic and monochromatic experiments
Scientific applications Stress measurements in thin films and bulk materials. Spatially resolved sample characterization by diffraction and fluorescence techniques for materials, earth and environmental sciences.
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Beamline phone

(510) 486-4625

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