15A Advanced Micro-Crystal Chemical crystallography Beamline

Sample environment




High heat load chopper

Femto-second Laser for time-resolved

Excitation, time-resolved (not yet)

Sample temperature control

Cryostream 800 (Open flow liquid nitrogen)

80 – 500 K

Cryocool LN3 (Open flow liquid nitrogen)

83 - 500 K

Cryocool LHe (Open flow helium device)

4.5 K – 120 K

Humidity control air control

Sample protection (coming soon)

High pressure related

Diamond anvil cell

Up to 20 Gpa (depends upon the culet size)

Heating stage for Membrane DAC

Up to 600 K

Lasers for photo-crystallography

Excitation, pump (405 nm, 532 nm, 785 nm, 633nm)

Femto-second Laser for time-resolved

Excitation, time-resolved (not yet)

Sample protection

X-Temp2Low-temperature single crystal handling for X-ray structure analysis

Sample viewing

LECIA stereo microscope - M205C: 16X main body, 25X eyepieces, 1.5 X co-axis light, 1X and 2X object pieces, total 600-1200 X

with IC90E measurement system.

LECIA stereo microscope SAPO: 8X main body, 25X eyepieces, total 200X

with OPTI measurement system.

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Optical Layout


Core Techniques

Other equipment

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Useful Links

Important Dates



  • Large unit-cell crystallography
  • Microcrystallography
  • Pump probe X-ray diffraction
  • 2D/3D X-ray Laue diffraction


  • Medicine and drug discovery
  • Materials science
  • High pressure physics
  • Geoscience
  • Chemistry
  • Functional materials

General Information

  • Source: 15A
  • Energy Range: Mono-beam 8-35 keV, pink-beam with 3-5 % bandwidth, optimized at 14 keV
  • Focused Spot Size: 2 x 2 μm² ~ 50 x 50 μm² at ES1, ~ 200 μm² at ES0
  • Status: Under construction

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