Zauscher Lab | Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University

Triangle Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) Update

In an effort, spearheaded by Triangle MRSEC, we received support through the NSF-MRI program for the purchase of Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) instrumentation. The state-of-the-art instruments will serve the greater Research Triangle community for research and education, and will be housed in Duke’s Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility (SMIF).

Two, complementary instruments are on order: a slit-collimated SAXSess MC2 from Anton Paar, and a point collimated GANESHA 300XL+ from SAXSlab. The SAXSess MC2 instrument has very high flux at the sample and will be used for scattering from solutions. The GANESHA 300XL+ is fully automated to cover a broad q-range, and will be used for SAXS, MAXS (medium angle X-ray scattering), WAXS (wide angle X-ray scattering), and GISAXS (grazing incidence X-ray scattering) measurements.

More Information: http://saxs.pratt.duke.edu

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