BM26 - DUBBLE - Dutch-Belgian Beamline

BM26 - DUBBLE - Dutch-Belgian beamline

The beamline is funded by the Dutch and Flemish research councils, which means that 70% of the available beam time is reserved for researchers working in Dutch or Flemish institutes (who submit a CRG proposal). The remaining 30% is available for general ESRF applicants (who submit a standard ESRF proposal).

It is a common occurrence that researchers apply via the wrong route

Click here to find out how to apply for beamtime 

 

 

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Photo: ARTECHNIQUE

 

Proposal deadlines for Dutch and Flemish researchers:
1st April and 1st October

Synchrotron and Neutron Workshop
Utrecht, 1st June 2015

also celebrating 1000 DUBBLE publications!
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slides from workshops

 

What research is performed here?

The SAXS/WAXS beam line
SAXS-WAXS-samplechanger-700px.png is largely devoted to soft condensed matter research, although scientists from many other research fields (geology, mineralogy, metallurgy, etc.) are also regular visitors
Latest publication:   

Abhishek Baral, Subhasish Roy, Srabanti Ghosh, Daniel Hermida Merino, Ian W Hamley, and Arindam Banerjee; “A Peptide based Mechano-sensitive, Proteolytically stable Hydrogel with Remarkable Antibacterial Properties”; Langmuir Just Accepted Manuscript (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b03789

 

The XAFS beam line
ExafsSaxsWaxs-0008.jpg (Exafs-Saxs-Waxs setup (1)) is specialised in on-line catalysis experiments but recent publications include: work on strained and relaxed CVD grown epitaxial Ge1-xSnx films, a study during cycling of Li2FeSiO4 and Li2.2Fe0.9SiO4 Li ion battery materials and a paper entitled "Co-rich ZnCoO nanoparticles embedded in wurtzite Zn1-xCoxO thin films: possible origin of superconductivity".
Latest publication:  

Yuan Y., Hubner R., Liu F., Sawicki M., Gordan O., Salvan G., Zahn D.R.T., Banerjee D., Baehtz C., Helm M., Zhou S. (2016) “Ferromagnetic Mn-implanted GaP: Microstructures vs. magnetic properties.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (accepted).

 

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  • Some of the DUBBLE team on 6th June 2014

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News from DUBBLE

Publications in 2015

19-01-2016

The DUBBLE beam lines have had another productive year with 100 peer reviewed publications incorporating DUBBLE data. This corresponds to roughly one paper for every three days’ beam time, a very satisfactory rate of return, reflecting the fact that the DUBBLE beam...

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Sinterklaas comes to DUBBLE

07-12-2015

A gift of chocolate (from our EXAFS users)! Thanks guys, come back soon

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Improved understanding of Ni based catalysts could enable large scale energy storage using hydrogen fuel cells

16-11-2015

In-situ measurements of Ni(OH)2/NiOOH materials in electrochemical cells lead to an in-depth understanding of the oxygen evolution reaction

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Giuseppe Portale leaves DUBBLE

28-09-2015

Giuseppe has left the team at DUBBLE to take up a tenure-track faculty position at the University of Groningen, NL.

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