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.



Mechanical Workshop

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



Chemistry Laboratory

The Chemistry Laboratory is located in the main building on ground floor level (see sketch). It comprises

  • fume hoods
  • balance
  • storage containers for hazardous chemicals
  • explosion-proof refrigerator
  • selection of glassware

Further equipment is available on request.



Biology Laboratory

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).

Please complete the REGISTRATION Form at least 7 days prior to your work in the BioLab. For further information, please contact Dr. Manfred Weiss.



Special Applications (on request)

Cleaning facilites for optical components and additional technical gases.