Implementation of a cryogenic sample environment at the hard X-ray microprobe beamline P06 for synchrotron radiation based spectroscopy and imaging of biological samples on the nanoscopic scale.

01 October 2012 → 30 September 2019
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Analytical chemistry
    • Sustainable chemistry
    • Biochemistry and metabolism
    • Aquatic sciences, challenges and pollution
    • Environmental science and management
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
    • Pharmaceutical analysis and quality assurance
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
cryogenic sample environment synchrotron radiation XRF
Project description

This project aims the realization of a unique cryogenic sample environment for the PETRA-III P06 microprobe to be used for synchrotron radiation based XRF micro/nano-spectroscopy and imaging on biological samples.