Use the links below to jump to the desired beamline listing, or scroll down to see the full list of CHESS beamlines and their capabilities.

A1     A2     B1     C1     D1     F1

F2     F3     G1     G2     G3


A1 — 1.5m CHESS Compact Undulator

Contact — Stanislav Stoupin

Technique Energy Detectors
General X-ray Diffraction, Reciprocal Space Mapping 4-circle goniometer, photon counting detector on 2-theta arm, Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering (WAXS) momentum transfer range 0.1 - 20 A-1Ultra-small Angle X-ray Scattering (USAXS)* momentum transfer range 0.0002 to 0.1 A-1X-ray Fluorescence Mappingspatial resolution 30x30 μm2 19.9 keV (0.62 Å) (fixed)
32.5 keV (0.39 Å) (fixed)
ADSC Quantum-210 CCD, Eiger 1M, Pilatus 100K, Andor Neo


A2 — 1.5m CHESS Compact Undulator

Contact — Jacob Ruff

Technique Energy Detectors

Resonant & non-resonant scattering; Single crystals & thin films; High-energy powder diffraction and PDF; Reciprocal space mapping; low temperatures and custom sample environments

5-70 keV Pilatus (100K,300K,6M); PiXirad-1; GE Amorphous Si panel; Dexela; XFlash, Si and Ge energy-dispersive detectors; Cyberstar scintillation detector


B1 — hard bend magnet

Contact — Zhongwu Wang

Technique Energy Detectors
High pressure Angle dispersive x-ray diffraction using diamond anvil-cell and resistive heating. In-situ SAXS/WAXS measurements in extreme environments Mono-
chromatic beam with tunable x-ray energy
Large area Mar345 detectors; Several detectors sharing at CHESS available upon early request


C1 — hard bend magnet

Contact — Ken Finkelstein

Technique Energy Detectors
Very flexible: 4 circle diffraction; Resonant scattering including ASAXS; SAXS; IXS; Polarimetry: Topography 5-35 keV Energy-dispersive detectors, XFlash; Gruner and FLI 1kx1k CCD, NaI


D1 — hard bend magnet

Contact — Detlef Smilgies

Technique Energy Detectors
Grazing-Incidence X-ray Scattering 8-15 keV CCD cameras and Pixel Array detectors


F1 — 24 pole wiggler

Contact — Marian Szebenyi

Technique Energy Detectors
Monochromatic macromolecular crystallography; Se SAD; Microcrystallography 12.7 keV Dectris Pilatus 6M


F2 — 200 mA e+, 24 pole wiggler

Contact — Peter Ko

Contact — Darren Pagan

Technique Energy Detectors
High Energy x-ray experiments, near-field & far-field diffraction and tomography 38-80 keV GE Detector 2048x2048, 200 µm pixels & Retiga 4000DC, LuAG:Ce scintillator


F3 — hard bend magnet

Contact — Rong Huang

Technique Energy Detectors
Scanning micro-XRF microscope; Transmission X-ray imaging and tomography; XAFS; X-ray diffraction; oscillation crystallography 6-18 keV Scintillator-coupled Andor camera, Vortex SSD, Maia 384 element detector, Pilatus, Quantum 4, ion chambers


G1 — 1.5m CHESS Compact Undulator

Contact — Arthur Woll

Contact — Richard Gillilan

Technique Energy Detectors
SAXS, GISAXS, WAXS, BioSAXS 8-13 keV Dual Pilatus 100K


G2 — 1.5m CHESS Compact Undulator

Contact — Arthur Woll

Technique Energy Detectors
High resolution Grazing Incidence Diffraction, X-ray reflectivity, off-specular CTR 8-13.6 keV Wire linear detector


G3 — 1.5m CHESS Compact Undulator

Contact — Arthur Woll

Technique Energy Detectors
In situ thin film growth & surface manipulation 8-13.6 keV Bede scintillation detector