P01 High Resolution Dynamics Beamline

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The location of P01 in the Max-von-Laue Experimental hall is marked in orange.

P01 is dedicated to Nuclear Resonant (NRS) and Inelastic X-ray scattering (IXS and RIXS) experiments at photon energies between 2.5 keV and 90 keV. The beamline offers high energy resolution monochromators in the range from 1 meV to about 1eV and high spatial resolution in the (sub-)micron regime. Beamtime applications for NRS are accepted since November 2011. NRS studies on 57Fe, 119Sn, 121Sb, 125Te and 193Ir are performed, other isotopes are also possible. Proposals for Inelastic X-ray Scattering (IXS) are accepted since June 2014. Contacting the beamline staff in case of uncertainties concerning the feasibility of the proposed experiments is highly recommended.

Since 2016, the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) is shareholder of the P01 beamline for 40 % of the total beamtime. The MPG research is part of the IXS program and shared equally between two groups from the Max-Planck-Institut Dresden (Prof. Hao Tjeng) and the Max-Planck-Institut Stuttgart (Prof. Bernhard Keimer).

Research topics of NRS

  • magnetism of nano structures ex and in situ during growth
  • magnetic phase transitions (e.g. under high pressure)
  • studies on magnetism and dynamics of materials under high pressure (e.g. geological samples)
  • vibrational dynamics in crystalline and amorphous materials (e.g. bio molecules, (nano-)thermoelectric materials and glasses)
  • diffusion studies
  • nuclear quantum optics

Research topics of IXS

  • geophysics
  • catalysis
  • fuel cells
  • Li-ion batteries
  • correlated electron systems