ID15A - Materials Chemistry and Materials Engineering

Synopsis

ID15A is dedicated to applications of high energy X-ray radiation to materials chemistry and engineering.
Status:  open

Disciplines

  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Materials and Engineering
  • Cultural Heritage

Applications

  • Solid state chemistry
  • In-situ and operando experiments
  • Batteries, SOFC, catalytic reactors
  • Total scattering
  • High-energy time-resolved diffraction
  • Metallurgy

Techniques

  • Diffraction contrast tomography
  • Energy dispersive diffraction
  • Imaging, phase-contrast
  • Imaging, pink beam
  • Laminography
  • Pair-distribution function analysis
  • Pump-probe
  • SAXS - small-angle X-ray scattering
  • Time-resolved WAXS
  • X-ray scattering

Energy range

  • 20.0 - 500.0  keV

Beam size

  • Minimum (H x V) : 0.3 x 0.3  µm²
  • Maximum (H x V) : 8.0 x 6.0  mm²

Sample environments

  • High temperature (1500 K)
  • Low temperature (1.2 K)
  • Gas rigs
  • Electrochemical cycling
  • Strain scanner

Detectors

  • WAXS area detectors
  • SAXS area detectors
  • Imaging cameras
  • Fluorescence detectors
  • Solid state detectors (Ge)

 

ID15A at the ESRF – a beamline for high speed operando X-ray diffraction, diffraction tomography and total scattering. G. Vaughan, et al. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 27, 515–528 (2020) https://doi.org/10.1107/S1600577519016813