Iron Datas in eV
7112 1.25 844.6 2.76 719.9 0.37 706.8 0.36 6403.84 1.61a / 2.46b 6390.84 1.62a / 3.20b 7057.98


Main beamline parameters at K-edge
Bending Magnet Monochromator Mirrors
Vertical div. (mrad) Cristal type Angle (°) Resolution (eV) Angle (mrad) Cut-off energy (keV)
0.210 Si(220) 27.03 0.365 5.5 10.7 (1.5xEK)
Si(111) 16.16 0.973



Main crystal analyzer spectrometer parameters at K-edge
Line Crystal
Name E (eV) Type Bragg angle (°)
EKα1 6403.84 Ge(440) 75.471
EKß1 7057.98







Experiments already done with this element / available references

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Muehe E. M., Morin G., Scheer L., Le Pape P., Esteve I., Daus B., Kappler A., “Arsenic(V) incorporation in vivianite during microbial reduction of arsenic(V)-bearing biogenic Fe(III) (oxyhydr)oxides”, Environmental Science and Technology 50 (2016) 2281-2291

Finck N., Schlegel M. L., Bauer A., “Structural iron in dioctahedral and trioctahedral smectites: a polarized XAS study ”, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 42 (2015) 847-859

Picard A., Testemale D., Wagenknecht L., Hazael R., Daniel I., “Iron reduction by the deep-sea bacterium Shewanella profunda LT13a under subsurface pressure and temperature conditionsFrontiers in Microbiology 5 (2015) 796

Beck P., Pommerol A., Zanda B., Remusat L., Lorand J.-P., Göpel C., Hewins R., Pont S., Lewin E., Quirico E., Schmitt B., Montes-Hernandez G., Garenne A., Bonal L., Proux O., Hazemann J.-L., Chevrier V.C.F., “A Noachian source region for the “Black Beauty” meteorite, and a source lithology for Mars surface hydrated dust?”, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 427 (2015) 104-111

Bayle M., “Déchloruration des objets archéologiques ferreux par le processus de stabilisation subcritique caractérisations physico-chimiques des systèmes transformés”, Thèse de doctorat de l'Université Pierre & Marie Curie (2015)

Dauphas N., Roskosz M., Alp E.E., Neuville D.R., Hu M.Y., Sio C.K., Tissot F.L.H., Zhao J., Tissandier L., Médard E.,Cordier C., “Magma redox and structural controls on iron isotope variations in Earth’s mantle and crust”, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 398 (2014) 127-140

Cochain B., Pinet O., Richet P., “Diffusion of sodium ions driven by charge compensation as the rate-limiting step of internal redox reactions”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 365 (2013) 23-26

Cochain B., Neuville D.R., de Ligny D., Malki M., Testemale D., Pinet O., Richet P., “Dynamics of iron-bearing borosilicate melts: Effects of melt structure and composition on viscosity, electrical conductivity and kinetics of redox reactions”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 373-374 (2013) 18-27

Gonçalves Ferreira P., de Ligny D., Lazzari O., Jean A., Cintora Gonzalez O., Neuville D.R., “Photoreduction of iron by a synchrotron X-ray beam in low iron content soda-lime silicate glasses”, Chemical Geology 346 (2013) 106-112

Picard A., Testemale D., Hazemann J.-L. Daniel I., “The influence of high hydrostatic pressure on bacterial dissimilatory iron reduction”, Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 88 (2012) 120-129

Daval D., Testemale D., Recham N., Tarascon J.-M., Siebert J., Martinez I., Guyot F., “Fayalite (Fe2SiO4) dissolution kinetics determined by X-ray absorption spectroscopy”, Chemical Geology 275 (2010) 161-175

Testemale D., Dufaud F., Martinez I., Bénezeth P., Hazemann J.-L., Schott J., F. Guyot, “An X-ray absorption study of the dissolution of siderite at 300 bar between 50°C and 100°C”, Chemical Geology 259 (2009) 8-16

Testemale D., Brugger J., Liu W., Etschmann B., Hazemann J.-L., “An XAS study of the chloride complexing of Fe(II) in brines to supercritical conditions”, Chemical Geology 264 (2009) 295-310

Lahlah J., Renault P., Cazevieille P., Buzet A., Hazemann J.-L., Womes M., Cambier P., “Geochemical resilience of a Ferralsol subjected to anoxia and organic matter amendment”, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73 (2009) 1958-1971

Magnien V., Neuville D.R., Cormier L., Roux J., Hazemann J.-L., de Ligny D., Pascarelli S., Vickridge I., Pinet O., Richet P., “Redox kinetics diffusion mechanisms in silicate melts: the effect of alkali”, Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 72 (2008) 2157-2168

Material Science

Khadra G., Tamion A., Tournus F., Boisron O., Albinand C., Dupuis V., “Structure and magnetic properties of FeCo clusters: carbon environment and annealing effects”, J. Phys. Chem. C  121 (2017) 10713-10718 

Lamirand A.D., Grenier S., , Ramos A.Y., De Santis M., Bailly A., Mossang E., Tonnerre J.M., Testemale D., Tolentino H.C.N., Jaouen N., Soares M.M., Jamet M., Proux O., “Growth and properties of CoO/Fe perpendicular exchange coupled ultra-thin films”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 443 (2017) 195-201

Monnier J., Réguer S., Foy E., Testemale D., Mirambet F., Saheb M., Dillmann P., Guillot I., “XAS and XRD in situ characterisation of reduction and reoxidation processes of iron corrosion products involved in atmospheric corrosion”, Corrosion Science 78 (2014) 293-303

Hillion A., Cavallin A., Vlaic S., Tamion A., Tournus F., Khadra G., Dreiser J., Piamonteze C., Nolting F., Rusponi S., Sato K., Konno T. J., Proux O., Dupuis V., Brune H., “Low Temperature Ferromagnetism in Chemically Ordered FeRh Nanocrystals”, Physical Review Letters 110 (2013) 087207

Bali R., Soares M. M., Ramos A. Y., Tolentino H.C.N., Yildiz F., Boudot C., Proux O., De Santis M., Przybylski M., Kirschner J., “Magnetic and structural properties of the Fe layers in CoO/Fe/Ag(001) heterostructure”, Applied Physics Letters 100 (2012) 132403

Iadecola A., Joseph B., Puri A., Simonelli L., Mizuguchi Y., Testemale D., Proux O., Hazemann J.-L., Takano Y., Saini N. L., “Random alloy-like local structure of Fe(Se,S)1−xTex superconductors revealed by extended X-ray absorption fine structure”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 23 (2011) 425701

Soares M. M., Tolentino H. C. N., De Santis M., Ramos A. Y., Cezar J. C., “Highly anisotropic epitaxial L10 FePt on Pt(001)”, Journal of Applied Physics 109 (2011) 07D725

Iadecola A., Joseph B., Simonelli L., Mizuguchi Y., Takano Y., Saini N. L., “Determination of the local structure in FeSe0.25Te0.75 single crystal by polarized EXAFS”, Europhysics Letters 90 (2010) 67008

Mirambet F., Reguer S., Rocca E., Hollner S., Testemale D., “A complementary set of electrochemical and X-ray synchrotron techniques to determine the passivation mechanism of iron treated in a new corrosion inhibitor solution specifically developed for the preservation of metallic artefacts”, Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing (2010)

Chemistry, Catalysis & Electrochemistry

Colomban C., Kudrik E. V., Tyurin D. V., Albrieux F., Nefedov S. E., Afanasiev P., Sorokin A. B., “Synthesis and characterization of μ-nitrido, μ-carbido and μ-oxo dimers of iron octapropylporphyrazine”, Dalton Transactions 44 (2015) 2240-2251

Zhou L., Enakonda L. R., Harb M., Saih Y., Aguilar-Tapia A., Ould-Chikh S., Hazemann J.-L., Li J., Wei N., Gary D., Del-Gallo P., Basset J.-M., “Fe catalysts for methane decomposition to produce hydrogen and carbon nano materials”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 208 (2017) 44-59 

Jeanson A., Berthon C., Coantic S., Den Auwer C., Floquet N., Funke H., Guillaneux D., Hennig C., Martinez J., Moisy Ph., Petit S., Proux O., Quemeneur E., Solari P. L., Subra G., “The role of aspartyl-rich pentapeptides in comparative complexation of actinide(IV) and iron(III). Part 1”, New J. Chem. 33 (2009) 976–985


Cutruzzola F., Arcovito A., Giardina G., della Longa S., D’Angelo P., Rinaldo S., “Distal–proximal crosstalk in the heme binding pocket of the NO sensor DNR”, Biometals 27 (2014) 763-773

Klein S., Sommer A., Distel L., Hazemann J.-L., Kroener W., Neuhuber W., Muller P., Proux O., Kryschi C., “Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as Novel X-ray Enhancer for Low-dose Radiation Therapy”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 118 (2014) 6159–6166

Arcovito A., Bonamore A., Hazemann J.-L., Boffi A., D'Angelo P. “Unusual proximal heme pocket geometry in the deoxygenated Thermobifida fusca: A combined spectroscopic investigation”, Biophysical Chemistry 147 (2010) 1-7

Arcovito A., Ardiccioni C., Cianci M., D’Angelo P., Vallone B., Della Longa S. “Polarized X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure spectroscopy of Neuroglobin and Myoglobin Single Crystals”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114 (2010) 13223–13231

D’Angelo P., Zitolo A., Pacello F., Mancini G., Proux O., Hazemann J.-L., Desideri A. and Battistoni A. “Fe-heme structure in Cu,Zn superoxide dismutase from Haemophilus ducreyi by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy”, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 498 (2010) 43–49

D’Angelo P., Della Longa S., Arcovito A., Anselmi M., Di Nola A., Chillemi G. , Desideri A. and Battistoni A. “Dynamic Investigation of Protein Metal Active Sites: Interplay of XANES and Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 132 (2010) 14901–14909

Della Longa S., Arcovito A., “X-rays induced lysis of the Fe-CO bond in carbonmonoxy-myoglobin”, Inorganic Chemistry 49 (2010) 9958–9961

Jacquamet L., Traoré D. A. K., Ferrer J.-L., Proux O., Testemale D., Hazemann J.-L., Nazarenko E., El Ghazouani A., Caux-Thang C., Duarte V., Latour J.-M., “Structural characterization of the active form of PerR: insights into the metal-induced activation of PerR and Fur proteins for DNA binding”, Mol. Microbiol. 73 (2009) 20-31

Arcovito A., Moschetti T., D’Angelo P., ManciniG., Vallone B., Brunori M, Della Longa S., “An X-ray diffraction and X-ray absorption spectroscopy joint study of neuroglobin”, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 475 (2008) 7-13