Beamline Summary

Port Short Name Beamline Name Energy Range Instrument
1A IR Infrared Spectromicroscopy 400–11700 cm-1 Nicolet FT-IR & microscope / 2D mapping spatial resolution 10 µm
1B DPC Diagnostic Pinhole Camera    
2A XRLM1 Micromachining I   "white" & "mirror" light 100 µm / 120 µm Be windows X-ray lithography beamline for microfabrication – DEX 02 scanner, Jenoptik GmbH. 
 2B  WL  White Light Beamline    
 3A1 WS-DCM/XRD  Wavelength Shifter (WS) Double-Crystal Monochromator & Powder Diffraction  900 – 35 keV   XAS transmission, fluorescence, electron yield, XANES, EXAFS, Huber four-circle goniometer
 3A3          WS-SAXS  WS Small Angle X-ray Scattering  11.9 keV  XENOCS SAXS-WAXS-GISAXS
 3B1 3-m NIM  3-meter Normal Incidence
9-28 eV   ARUPS endstation LEED, 200 mm Scienta
 3B1    3-m NIM
Second tail
 9-28 eV  Photoionization studies
4A VLSPGM  Variable-Line-Spaced Plane Grating
200-1.2 keV  NEXAFS, XAS, SR-XPS 
4B 5-m TGM 5-meter Toroidal Grating 20-300 eV Omicron 150 mm, LEED, film prep, surface science
5A1 MPW-
Multipole Wiggler µ-tomography, X-ray phase contrast & medical physics 35 – 60 keV Biomed, tomography (2.5µm), X-ray phase contrast imaging, cell irradiation
5A2 MPW-PX Multipole Wiggler Protein Crystallography 7.0 - 17.5 keV macromolecular crystallography MAD phasing
5A3 MPW-HEXAS Multipole Wiggler High-Energy X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy 4.5-30 keV XAS transmission, fluorescence, electron yield, XANES, EXAFS
5B DCM Double-Crystal Monochromator 1.7-11 keV XAS transmission, fluorescence, e-yield
6A DCM Double-Crystal Monochromator 9 keV  
7A LEXAS Low-Energy X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy 0.2 – 1.2 keV XAS transmission, fluorescence, e-yield, XANES

Micromachining X-ray Lithography

Micromachining (XRLM1) Port 2A, 10 mrad (Updated)

  • X-ray lithography beamline for microfabrication.
  • Two mode of operation, "white" and "mirror" light.
  • Two Beryllium windows, 100 µm and 120 µm.
  • Distance source point - mask plane 10.35 meter.
  • DEX 02 scanner, from Jenoptik GmbH.

IR, Vacuum UV, & Soft X-ray

3-meter Normal Incidence Monochromator (NIM), Port 3B, 70 mrad

  • High-resolution, high-flux beamline, range 2 - 50 eV,
    resolving power 10,000 (high energy) - 50,000 (low energy)
  • Dedicated SES-200 analyzer endstation for ARUPS measurement.
  • A “second tail” allows deflection of the highly resolved monochromatic beam to a second, user-selected or provided, endstation.
  • View High Resolution Photoemission of Organic Systems at 3m NIM Beamline at CAMD for more details.

Dr. Cherice Evans Blog using NIM for research

Varied-Line-Space Plane Grating Monochromator Beamline (VLSPGM), Port 4A, 7 mrad

5-meter Toroidal Grating Monochromator Beamline (5m-TGM), Port 4B, 6 mrad

Infrared Microspectroscopy Beamline (IR), Port 1A, 50 mrad


Protein Crystallography MAD Beamline (GCPCC)

  • Energy range 7.0 - 17.5 keV with resolution of 3 eV, suitable for macromolecular crystallography MAD phasing.

Tomography Beamline

  • Energy range 6.0 - 35 keV with energy resolution 1-3% and spatial resolution ~2 µm
  • X-ray phase contrast imaging - Talbot Laue interferometry - radiograph, phase-contrast, dark-field imaging

SAXS - Small Angle X-ray Scattering Beamline

  • Double-crystal monochromator with energy range from ~5-11KeV
  • Online 200mmx200mm multiwire gas detector
  • Sample to detector distance adjustable from 0.9m to 4.9m
  • View SAXS for further details.

X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Beamlines

  • LEXAS: Low Energy X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy
    Energy range: 1.7 - 5 keV
  • DCM: Double Crystal Monochromator Beamline
    Energy range: 1.7 - 11 keV
  • HEXAS: High Energy X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy
    Energy range: 5 - 30 keV
  • View X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) for further details.

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