DanMAX – The Danish beamline for in situ materials studies

Date: Wednesday 8 June 2016

Time: 13:00

Place: MAX III conference room


Jesper, Alex and Balu


DanMAX – The Danish beamline for in situ materials studies at MAX IV

Mads Ry Vogel Jørgensen and Innokenty Kantor

Keywords: In situ/operando, synchrotron PXRD, advanced sample environments

DanMAX will be a world-leading materials science beamline dedicated to in situ and operando experiments on real materials. The beamline will be built at the MAX IV 3 GeV storage ring[1] and operate in the 15-35 keV range. The beamline will have two end stations: one for full field imaging and one for powder X-ray diffraction. With a large and diverse user community there will be a focus on high throughput, advanced sample environments and extended provision of data analysis tools.
The radiation source will be a 3 meter long in-vacuum undulator, ensuring a very bright and well-collimated beam. The beam size is adjusted using CRLs from approx. 3 µm FWHM to 3 mm FWHM. Two different modes will available: High intensity/lower energy resolution (DE/E ~ 10-2) or high energy resolution (DE/E ~ 10-4) with lower intensity.
The beamline will strive to operate and continually develop a large range of advanced sample environments. Open standards will be available, both mechanical and software, for fast and easy integration of custom-built sample environments at the beamline. To enhance the user experience and the success of experiments at DanMAX, the user software will be tailored to give the users direct feedback, i.e. on-the-fly integration of 2D data and on-the-fly modelling. DanMAX will be opening for users in 2019.

[1] Tavares P.F., Leemann S.C., Sjöström M., Andersson Å. J. Synchrotron Rad., 2013, 21, 862.

DanMAX – The Danish beamline for in situ materials studies at MAX IV.

I. Kantora, M. R. V. Jørgensenb, E. B. Knudsena, H. F. Poulsena, B. B. Iversenb.
aDepartment of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

Center for Materials Crystallography, Department of Chemistry and iNANO, Aarhus University, Langelandsgade 140, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

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