BESSY II User Facilities
The User Facilites at BESSY II hold pumping stations, leak detection, a limited selection of vacuum components and assemblies as well as technical gases (He, Nitrogen, Hydrogen) and liquid nitrogen incl. tranportation dewars. Storage spaces are available for packaging materials and gases.
A mechanical workshop as welll as a chemistry and a biological laboratory are available for users. To gain access to these facilities please contact the User Assistant ('Hallendienst'). Prior to using these facilities, you must have completed the appropriate online Safety Training Module in GATE and in case of the biological laboratory you have to register as can be seen below.
Further facilites are available on request.
The Mechanical Workshop is situated in Buidling 15.8 (see sketch). It comprises:
- mechanical Workbench with standard tools
- precision drilling machine
- spot welding apparatus
Special equipment such as lathe, bandsaw, cold circular saw is available on request
The Chemistry Laboratory is located in the main building on ground floor level (see sketch). It comprises
- fume hoods
- storage containers for hazardous chemicals
- explosion-proof refrigerator
- selection of glassware
Further equipment is available on request.
The BioLab is operated by the Macromolecular Crystallography group of the institute Soft Matter and Functional Materials. The Biology Laboratory is directly accessible from the experimental hall via the cargo port (see sketch). The laboratory allows open handling of biological material (up to safety level 2) including cultivation of euraryotic cells and genetically modified organisms (safety level S1 only).
Special Applications (on request)
Cleaning facilites for optical components and additional technical gases.