Confocal setup

samples include ancient papyrus and fishscale


The simultaneous measurement of SAXS, EXAFS and WAXS has been possible on BM26A since 2014. Typical SAXS minimum q = 0.001Å-1 at 25 keV (Palladium edge). SAXS scans can be collected in 30s time frames and EXAFS frames in under five minutes. Reference: Groppo, E., Agostini, G., Borfecchia, E., Lazzarini, A., Liu, W., Lamberti, C., Giannici, F., Portale, G. and Longo, A. (2015), “The Pyridyl Functional Groups Guide the Formation of Pd Nanoparticles Inside A Porous Poly(4-Vinyl-Pyridine)”;. ChemCatChem. (2015) 7: 2188–2195; doi: 10.1002/cctc.201500211


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Newly installed EXAFS tables (2009)

(see also here)

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Photos: Daniel Michon  ARTECHNIQUE


EXAFS microfocus - capillary lenses (Ghent University)

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Old EXAFS setup (until summer 2009)

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Photos: Daniel Michon  ARTECHNIQUE


Utrecht University - ESRF collaboration

Satu Korhonen and Andrew Beale (Utrecht University, Bert Weckhuysen group) prepare with Mark Newton (ESRF) an in-situ catalysis experiment. Mark adjusts the equipment for combined EXAFS/infrared measurements.

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