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I12: the Joint Engineering, Environment and Processing (JEEP) beamline at Diamond Light Source

DOI: 10.1107/S1600577515003513 DOI Help
PMID: 25931103 PMID Help

Authors: Michael Drakopoulos (Diamond Light Source) , Thomas Connolley (Diamond Light Source) , Christina Reinhard (Diamond Light Source) , Robert Atwood (Diamond Light Source) , Oxana Magdysyuk (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart) , Nghia Vo (Diamond Light Source) , Mike Hart (Diamond Light Source) , Leigh Connor (Diamond Light Source) , Bob Humphreys (Diamond Light Source) , George Howell (Diamond Light Source) , Steve Davies (Diamond Light Source) , Tim Hill (Emerson Process Management) , Guy Wilkin (Diamond Light Source) , Ulrik Pedersen (Diamond Light Source) , Andrew Foster (Diamond Light Source) , Nicoletta De Maio , Mark Basham (Diamond Light Source) , Fajin Yuan (Diamond Light Source) , Kaz Wanelik (Diamond Light Source)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Journal Of Synchrotron Radiation , VOL 22

State: Published (Approved)
Published: May 2015

Open Access Open Access

Abstract: I12 is the Joint Engineering, Environmental and Processing (JEEP) beamline, constructed during Phase II of the Diamond Light Source. I12 is located on a short (5 m) straight section of the Diamond storage ring and uses a 4.2 T superconducting wiggler to provide polychromatic and monochromatic X-rays in the energy range 50–150 keV. The beam energy enables good penetration through large or dense samples, combined with a large beam size (1 mrad horizontally x 0.3 mrad vertically). The beam characteristics permit the study of materials and processes inside environmental chambers without unacceptable attenuation of the beam and without the need to use sample sizes which are atypically small for the process under study. X-ray techniques available to users are radiography, tomography, energy-dispersive diffraction, monochromatic and white-beam two-dimensional diffraction/scattering and small-angle X-ray scattering. Since commencing operations in November 2009, I12 has established a broad user community in materials science and processing, chemical processing, biomedical engineering, civil engineering, environmental science, palaeontology and physics.

Journal Keywords: High-Energy X-Rays; Tomography; Diffraction; Saxs; Time-Resolved Studies; Civil Engineering; Diamonds; Environment; Joints; Licenses; Light Sources; Monochromatic Radiation; Processing; Small Angle Scattering; Time Resolution; Tomography; Two-Dimensional

Subject Areas: Engineering, Technique Development


Instruments: I12-JEEP: Joint Engineering, Environmental and Processing