Experimental Station 11-3

Beam line 11-3 is a wiggler side-station facility dedicated for Wide Angle Scattering. BL11-3 is equipped with a two-dimensional Rayonix MX225 CCD area detector.

Supported Techniques
X-ray diffraction
X-ray scattering
X-ray wide angle scattering (WAXS); GIWAXS
Main Scientific Disciplines
Energy Science
Environmental Sciences
Materials Sciences
Beam Line Specifications


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

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



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

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


508 μm Be, 2 mm C


Detectors:        Raxyonics 225, 73.242 micron x 73.242 micron, Variable work distances 150 mm - 500 mm

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

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

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