Facilitating research in materials of both fundamental and applied nature, the VLSPGM beamline provides high resolution, low energy spectroscopic studies.


Equipped with a solid state absorption chamber Users can perform experiments requiring techniques such as

  • X-ray absorption spectroscopy (TEY and FLY) 

  • X-ray excited optical luminescence spectroscopy (XEOL) 


We invite Users and Collaborators to discuss their proposal with the Beamline Staff  before the submission deadline.  This is crucial for a careful assessment of the experiment feasibility.

11ID2: The Variable Line Spacing Plane Grating Monochromator Beamline


Extreme Ultraviolet (5.5-250eV)

List of Publications »

  • Vogel; Christian; Helfenstein; Julian; Massey et al. (2021). Microspectroscopy reveals dust-derived apatite grains in acidic, highl .... Geoderma 381, 114681. 10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114681.
  • Adsetts; Jonathan Ralph; Hoesterey; Salena; Love et al. (2020). Structural Origins of Carbon Quantum Dot Luminescence by Synchrotron X .... Electronic Structure . 10.1088/2516-1075/abd61c.
  • Santos; Antonio C F; Vasconcelos; Debora Nunes; MacDonald et al. (2020). Evidence of Ultrafast Dissociation in the CHCl3 Molecule. Journal of Physics B: Atomic. Molecular and Optical Physics . 10.1088/1361-6455/abc9cc.

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