Beamline: insertion device

source: 1m short hybrid undulator U5.6 with 56 mm period
energy range: 400-2200 eV

Beamline: monochromator

grating energy range resolving power
600 l/mm Au grating 150-1000 eV depends on the exit slits
600 l/mm Au grating 400-4000 eV depends on the exit slits

Microscope: TwinMic

Zone plate lens for STXM: (1) 600um diameter and 50nm outermost zone width; (2) 320um diameter and 50nm outermost zone width
illumination apertures: 10, 15, 25, 35, 50, 75, 100 and 150 µm.
Angle of incidence photon beam - sample: 90° with the vertical plane.

Fluorescence Detector: 8 Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs) with <135eV FWHM at 5.9 keV and efficiency >90% over the entire energy range.

Sample stage

Sample stage
Stepper motors (National instruments) ± 2.5 mm
Piezoelectric motors (PI) ± 40 um

The sample stage consist of two stepper motors (providing X and Y movement) and piezoelectric PI motors providing X and Y movement for scanning mode.

Experimental Facilities

  • Sample preparation room
  • VL stereomicroscope
  • Oven
  • Ultrasonic bath

TwinMic Sample preparation room

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 03:55