BM26B

Synopsis

This beamline is specialised in time-resolved small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering and is especially equipped to handle complicated sample environments
Status:  open

Disciplines

  • Chemistry
  • Materials and Engineering
  • Physics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Cultural Heritage

Applications

  • None

Techniques

  • SAXS - small-angle X-ray scattering
  • WAXS - wide-angle X-ray scattering

Energy range

  • 5.0 - 30.0  keV

Beam size

  • Minimum (H x V) : 10.0 x 10.0  µm²
  • Maximum (H x V) : 300.0 x 300.0  µm²

Sample environments

  • Several furnaces
  • High magnetic fields with room-temperature bore
  • Various shear devices
  • Various deformation devices
  • Differential scanning calorimetry
  • Stop-flow cell

Detectors

  • X-ray scattering detectors

Technical details

BM26B is a multipurpose SAXS/WAXS beamline which covers many research areas. Infrastructure is available to handle complicated and large sample environments.

[1] M. Borsboom et al., The Dutch-Belgian beamline at the ESRF, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 5 (1998), 518-520. [2] W. Bras et al., Recent experiments on a combined small-angle/wide-angle X-ray scattering beam line at the ESRF, Journal of Applied Crystallography 36 (2003), 791-794. [3] S. Nikitenko et al., Implementation of a combined SAXS/WAXS/QuEXAFS set-up for time-resolved in situ experiments, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 15 (2008), 632-640.