Station 8.2 in Daresbury (U.K.) was one of the beamlines that were funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). It started life as a SAXS beamline but was soon converted to a combined SAXS/WAXS beamline for time resolved experiments. Some older users might like these historical pictures. (copyright pictures W. Bras)

team.jpg The team that built DUBBLE
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The first attempts on 8.2 to combine SAXS and WAXS simultaneously[1]. Also visible is the prototype of the Linkam DSC[2].

[1] W. Bras, G. E. Derbyshire, A. J. Ryan, G. R. Mant, A. Felton, R. Lewis, C. Hall, N. Greaves, Simultaneous time resolved SAXS and WAXS experiments using synchrotron radiation, NIM A 326 (1993), 587-591.
[2] W. Bras, G. E. Derbyshire, A. J. Ryan, J. Cooke, A. Devine, B. E. Komanschek, S. M. Clark, The combination of thermal analysis and time resolved X-ray techniques; A powerful method for sample characterisation, J. Appl. Cryst. 28 (1995),26-32.
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A combined SAXS/WAXS/FTIR setup[3]. Note the safety shielding of the electronics by a sheet of polyethylene.

[3] W. Bras, G. E. Derbyshire, D. Bogg, J. Cooke, M. J. E. Elwell, S. N. Naylor, B. E. Komanschek, A. J. Ryan, Simultaneous studies of reaction kinetics and structure development in polymer processing, Science 267 (1995), 996-999.
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Combined SAXS/WAXS/Raman with home-built Raman setup[4]. At least four safety rules were broken in a space of less than 1 dm3. (Experiments were performed in the weekend.)

[4] G. K. Bryant, H. F. Gleeson, A. J. Ryan, J. P. A. Fairclough, D. Bogg, J. G. P. Goossens, W. Bras, Raman spectroscopy combined with SAXS and WAXS as a tool for the study of phase transitions in polymers, Rev. Sci. Instr. 69 (1998), no. 5, 2114 - 2117.
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Later version of the combined SAXS/WAXS setup.

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Combined SAXS/WAXS setup.

Daresbury dipole 8.2

Dipole magnet 8 which was for many years the radiation source for the Dutch (NWO) beamlines in Daresbury. 8.1 EXAFS, 8.2 SAXS/WAXS and 8.3 test station for TPD monochromators.