BM26 - DUBBLE - Dutch-Belgian Beamline

BM26 - DUBBLE - Dutch-Belgian beamline

We mainly cater to researchers in the remit of the Dutch and Flemish research councils but 30% of the beam time is available for general ESRF users.

Two lines: BM26A=XAFS  BM26B=SAXS/WAXS
 
The DUBBLE project operates two beam lines whose main techniques are time-resolved SAXS/WAXS and XAFS. It is possible to collect XAFS data simultaneously with XRD and SAXS (this is sample limited).

We offer flexibility and high quality data
 
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Proposal deadlines for Dutch and Flemish researchers:
1st April and 1st October

 
 

 

Photo: ARTECHNIQUE  

What research is performed here?

The SAXS/WAXS beam line is largely devoted to soft condensed matter research, although scientists from many other research fields (geology, mineralogy, metallurgy, etc.) are also regular visitors.

The XAFS beam line is specialised in on-line catalysis experiments but this is definitely not the only type of experiment carried out here. 

DUBBLE Wiki

Click here to find out how to apply for beamtime

 

  • The DUBBLE team on 6th June 2014

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News from DUBBLE

XRF analysis has been used to spot Cu in mussels

17-02-2015

Confocal microfocussed XRF imaging on BM26A analyses copper in mussels

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What did the ancient Romans use for ink?

17-02-2015

Ink on ancient Roman papyri has been tested for the presence of lead using microfocused X-ray fluorescence analysis on BM26A.

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2014 an all-time record year

15-12-2014

As of mid-December we have recorded a total of 106 journal articles and a further 9 theses published in 2014.

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in-situ shear-flow (MPR) cell combined with simultaneous SAXS/WAXS analysis

10-06-2014

Polymer crystallisation followed with millisecond time resolution

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