Micro-focus tender x-ray imaging and micro x-ray absorption spectroscopy
Ideal for obtaining elemental maps of small samples (10 microns - 25 mm) as well as performing spectroscopy on selected points in the sample
Source: 1.3 Tesla Bend Magnet, 0.75 mrad acceptance
Monochromator: Water cooled, double crystal Si(111)
Energy range: 2.1 - 5 keV
Energy Resolution: 10,000 ∆E/E
Beam size on sample: 1 micron OR 5 micron diameter axially symmetric focusing optics
Flux on sample: ~10^10 photon/sec
Detector: Seven element Hitachi Vortex, 50mm^2 area
Detection system: Xspress3, Zebra and V2F100
Max count rate: 3 million counts per second
Practical element detection: Mg K-edge - Ti K-edge
Sample Environment: Ambient temperature and pressure, helium atmosphere, electrical passthroughs.
Primary mode is the "Wheel of Fortune"optimized for thin sections. Samples are mounted to cassettes that push fit into a wheel that can hold up to 6 cassettes (see gallery and CAD below).