Soft X-ray Microcharacterization Beamline


All endstations are accepting proposals for energies between 1.7-10 keV. The endstations are the X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) endstation (in vacuum and under ambient conditions), the high Energy X-ray photoemission Spectroscopy (HEXPS) endstation and the microprobe. 

Please discuss details of your proposal with the beamline scientist prior to submitting your proposal.

  • Status

    Accepting Proposals

  • Endstations

    High Energy XPS

  • Energy Range (keV)

    1.7 - 10

  • Wavelength (Å)

    7.3 - 1.3

  • Resolution Δ E/E @ E

    InSb (111): 3.3 x 10-4
    Si (111): 1.0 X 104

  • Flux (g/s/0.1%BW) @ 100 mA

    >1.0 × 1011

  • Spot Size (H × V)

    ~1 mm × 4 mm

  • Focusing

    Torroidal Mirror


Scientist, Beamline Responsible: Mohsen Shakouri 306-657-3551
Scientist: Qunfeng Xiao 306-657-3833

SXRMB XAS Endstation Capabilities (under vacuum or ambient conditions):

  • Total electron yield (sample drain current measurement)
  • Si(Li) drift solid state fluorescence measurement
  • Transmission yield
  • X-ray Excited Optical Luminescence (XEOL)
  • Multiple samples can be run both under vacuum and in inert gas filled configurations
  • Microprobe
  • High energy XPS

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