Experimental Station 11-3

Beamline 11-3 is a wiggler side-station beamline dedicated for Wide Angle Scattering. 11-3 is equipped with MAR 345 image plate.

Supported Techniques
X-ray diffraction
X-ray scattering
X-ray Wide angle scattering (WAX); GIWAX
Main Scientific Disciplines
Environmental Sciences
Materials Sciences
Beam Line Specifications


24-pole, 2-Tesla wiggler, 1.0 mrad acceptance, side station

  Energy Range Resolution ΔE/E Spot Size Flux
Focused 12700 eV ~5 x 10-4 3.0 x 0.15mm 2 x 10 12 (full)



M0 mirror: vertically focusing, flat, bent,1 m, Si, Rh-coated

Monochromator: Bent flat, Side-scatter Si(311) with offcut; fixed energy at 12700eV.


508 μm Be, 2 mm C


Detectors:        MAR 345 Image Plate, Variable work distances 150mm-500mm

Vortex (for transmission setups) on request

Sample Environment

Ambient pressure

GIXRD Helium Chamber: Room temperature to 200C, Q from 0.2 to 5

Transmission Holders: 1cm diameter clear aperature.  Scanable +/- 20mm

Data Acquisition and Analysis

SPEC, SpecTra (Gui interface), WxDiff and ADM (data analysis). 

Hutch Instrumentation computer for battery testers and other devices.

Beam Line Phone
650-926-8656. On-site Users: Contact the Duty Operator at 9-926-4040
Beam Line Contact
Beam Line Engineering Notes

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