The DESY Nanolaboratory (DESY NanoLab) is a facility providing access to advanced nano-characterization, nano-structuring and nano-synthesis techniques which are complementary to the advanced X-ray techniques available at DESY’s lightsources. The DESY NanoLab consists of several strong pillars in nanoscience research: microscopy, nano-structuring, spectroscopy, nanoparticle synthesis, in-situ and operando X-ray diffraction, …
Currently available detector systems
- 256×256 pixels, 55 µm pixel pitch, active area 14×14 mm²
- Different readout chips: Medipix2 MXR, Timepix, Medipix3
- Sensor materials: Si, GaAs and CdTe
- Hexa modules (matrix of 2×3 chips, active area 42×28 mm²)
- Readout systems: FitPix (UTF Prague), X-KIT (IPE collaboration)
- Dexela …
ELBE is a world-wide unique instrument providing a compact, accelerator-driven photon and particle source. The variety of secondary radiation being offered extends from high-energy gamma rays, to infrared and THz radiation, to neutron, positron and electron beams.
- Free-Electron Laser (FELBE)
In the optical laboratories coherent electromagnetic radiation in …
The Ernst Ruska-Centre (ER-C) for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons is a national user facility open to universities, research institutions and research laboratories in industry. The ER-C is run conjointly by Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH and RWTH Aachen University. The facility is located on the campus of Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, a …
The 3.4 km long European XFEL generates extremely intense X-ray flashes used by researchers from all over the world. The flashes are produced in underground tunnels and allow scientists to map atomic details of viruses, film chemical reactions, and study processes in the interior of planets.
The German Engineering Materials Science Centre (GEMS) is the central user platform of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon with a worldwide unique infrastructure for complementary research with photons at the Hereon outstation at DESY in Hamburg and neutrons at the Hereon outstation at the FRM II in Garching near Munich, especially in …
The Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF) pursues the objective of developing innovative technologies for the economy so that mineral and metalliferous raw materials can be made available and used more efficiently and recycled in an environmentally friendly manner.
The institute is a constituent part of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf. …
IMAGING Cluster: Instrumentation & Methods for Multiscale X-ray Imaging in Materials Science & Life Science
Facilities within the IMAGING Cluster include the imaging beamlines, and associated laboratory infrastructure at the KIT Synchrotron, and at other synchrotron sources such as the ESRF and at PETRA III in Hamburg: