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High pressure diffraction beamline: Xpress

Welcome to Xpress!

 Xpress is a dedicated high pressure diffraction beamline, employing a monochromatic x-ray beam, 25 keV. A large area image plate MAR 345 is used to collect the diffraction pattern.  Currently high pressure powder diffraction experiments at ambient temperature could be performed using a variety of diamond anvil cells. Typical pressure range is 0-50 GPa. 


Xpress  beamline was developed from a partnership between Indian scientific community, administered through Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste.

The beamline capabilities can be useful in investigating a number of interesting research topics in condensed matter physics, material science, chemistry, geophysics, mineralogy etc.


gasket-RubyF-MAR
HP-XRD scheme
sample chamber (x-ray & optical)


 
 
 

 User area:  Proposal Submission

We invite users and collaborators to discuss their proposals well in advance to enable a careful assessment of the experiment feasibility.

Useful links

Research Fields



Condensed matter physics

  • Superconductivity
  • Strongly correlated electrons

Material science

  • New functional properties


Chemistry

  • Novel materials

Geophysics

Mineralogy


 

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 August 2018 19:18