Xeuss 2.0 HR SAXS/WAXS instrument at The Pennsylvania State University
The Materials Characterization lab at the Pennsylvania State University’s Materials Research Institute recently purchased a Xeuss 2.0 HR SAXS/WAXS system equipped with a Pilatus3 200K detector and SWAXS module to replace their current X-ray scattering instrument installed ten years ago.
The instrument will be used to expand the characterization capabilities of the lab, in particular for grazing incidence applications (GISAXS/GIWAXS), 2D WAXS measurements and simultaneous SAXS/WAXS measurements during dynamic studies, using shear or temperature cells. Such features will be especially useful for the study of organo-photovoltaic thin film structural characterization, polymer crystallization, block copolymer composites, ionic and conjugated polymers, rheo-SAXS, bio-synthetic hybrid materials and ultimately biological samples in solutions.
November 27, 2018
A major increase of productivity in biostructural research is achieved by eliminating the need to go to a synchrotron for the combination of SAXS with SEC (size exclusion chromatograpy).
November 8, 2018
Xenocs is very pleased to announce the opening of its User Forum.
February 15, 2018
On January 26, BAM – the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing – in Berlin inaugurated their new SAXS facility.
July 10, 2017
Xenocs attended the European Polymer Federation 2017 congress last week in Lyon, France.