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Instruments

Please find below the alphabetic list of instruments at BESSY II.

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BESSY II Experimental Stations

full operation
limited operation
Test/Inhouse
under construction

StationRemote AccessMethodsBeamline(s)Contact
ALICE Diffractometer/reflectometer for resonant magnetic x-ray scattering applications

replaced by ALICE II
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Radu Abrudan
ALICE II Upgraded diffractometer/reflectometer for resonant magnetic x-ray scattering applications
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

XMLD, XMCD, NEXAFS, X-ray Holography, Time-resolved scattering, SAXS, Reflectivity, Magnetic Scattering, Coherent Scattering

UE52_SGM, U49-2_PGM-1, PM3

Florin Radu
Radu Abrudan
ARPES One-Cube 1^3-ARPES ultra high resolution photoemission station
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

XPS, UPS, ARPES

UE112_PGM-2b-1^3

Emile Rienks
Alexander Fedorov
ARPES One-Square 1^2 ARPES ultra high resolution photoemission station
not possible

XPS, UPS, ARPES

UE112_PGM-2a-1^2

Andrei Varykhalov
BAMline Nondestructive testing in analytical chemistry

From call 2023-I on, BAMline is split into two instruments for formal reasons.
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, EXAFS, myXRF, XRF, X-ray Tomography, X-ray Refraction Tomography, X-ray Refraction Radiography

Martin Radtke
Bernd R. Müller
Ana Guilherme Buzanich
Henning Markötter
BAMline Imaging Nondestructive testing in material science

BAMline Imaging and BAMline Spectroscopy share the same instrument
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

X-ray Tomography, X-ray Refraction Tomography, X-ray Refraction Radiography

BAMline

Bernd R. Müller
Henning Markötter
BAMline Spectroscopy Nondestructive testing in analytical chemistry

BAMline Imaging and BAMline Spectroscopy share the same instrument
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

myXRF, XRF, NEXAFS, EXAFS

BAMline

Martin Radtke
Ana Guilherme Buzanich
BElChem-PGM station AP-XPSBElChem-PGM station
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Time-resolved absorption, NEXAFS, EXAFS, Mass Spectrometry, XPS

BElChem-PGM

Michael Hävecker
CAT AP-HE-XPSCAT@EMIL

(Please contact the Instrument Scientist before applying for experiment time)
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Time-resolved absorption, NEXAFS, EXAFS, Mass Spectrometry, XPS, NAP-XPS, HAXPES

UE48_EMIL, CPMU17_EMIL

Michael Hävecker
CoESCA Coincidence Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis at UE52-PGM
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

XMCD, NEXAFS, XPS, ARPES

UE52_PGM CoESCA

Danilo Kühn
Ruslan Ovsyannikov
CryoEXAFS CryoEXAFS
not possible

XRF, NEXAFS, EXAFS

KMC-3 XPP

Götz Schuck
EDAX Excited states dynamics with x-rays at UE49-SGM
not possible

NEXAFS, RIXS

UE49_SGM

Sebastian Eckert
Lars Birger Mattis Fondell
Christian Weniger
ENERGIZE ENERGIZE
not possible

NEXAFS, EXAFS, XPS, UPS, ARPES

ENERGIZE

Thorsten Schultz
FEMTOSPEX-DynaMax Ultrafast XAS, XMCD, XMRS, and RXD with femtosecond soft x-ray pulses at UE56-1-ZPM
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Time-resolved absorption, XMLD, XMCD, NEXAFS, Time-resolved reflection, Reflectometry, Time-resolved diffraction, Time-resolved scattering, REXS, Reflectivity, Magnetic Scattering

UE56-1_ZPM

Christian Schüßler-Langeheine
Niko Pontius
Torsten Kachel
Dirk Ponwitz
FEMTOSPEX surface dynamics Excited states dynamics with x-rays at UE56_1-PGM
not possible

Time-resolved absorption, Time-resolved PES

UE56-1_PGM

Nomi Sorgenfrei
Erika Giangrisostomi
Robert Haverkamp
HE SGM Station NEXAFS/XPS station at the HE-SGM beamline
not possible

NEXAFS, XPS

HE-SGM

Maria Brzhezinskaya
High-Field Diffractometer Instrument for Dichroic Soft X-ray Absorption and Scattering Experiments in High Magnetic Fields
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

XMLD, XMCD, Reflectometry, REXS, Magnetic Scattering, Elastic Scattering

UE46_PGM-1

Eugen Weschke
Enrico Schierle
HIKE High Kinetic Energy Photoelectron Spectroscopy
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

XRF, NEXAFS, EXAFS, HAXPES

KMC-1

Roberto Felix Duarte
Marcus Bär
Ion Trap Ion Trap
formerly nanocluster trap
not possible

XMCD, NEXAFS, Mass Spectrometry

UE52_PGM Ion trap

Vicente Zamudio-Bayer
Martin Timm
IR-Spectroscopy and Microscopy THz/IR-spectroscopy and -microscopy
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

IR Spectroscopy, Reflectometry, Polarimetry, Ellipsometry, THz-near-field Microscopy, IR Microscopy

IRIS

Ulrich Schade
Ljiljana Puskar
ISISS station NAP-HE-XPSInnovative Station for In Situ Spectroscopy
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Time-resolved absorption, NEXAFS, Mass Spectrometry, XPS, NAP-XPS

ISISS

Michael Hävecker
KMC-2 Diffraction KMC-2 Diffraction
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Reflectometry, Surface Diffraction, Single Crystal Diffraction, Powder Diffraction, Crystallography (material sciences), WAXS

KMC-2

Daniel Többens
KMC-2 XANES XANES, EXAFS, myXANES, myEXAFS
not possible

EXAFS, myXRF, XRF, NEXAFS

KMC-2

Götz Schuck
LEEM-PEEM LEEM-PEEM
not possible

XMCD, NEXAFS, X-ray Microscopy, PEEM

UE56-1_SGM

Stefan Cramm
LiXEdrom XES, XAS, RIXS, micro-jet station
not possible

NEXAFS, EXAFS, RIXS, REXS

UE51_PGM-2, UE51_PGM-1

Ronny Golnak
Jie Xiao
LowDosePES Low Dose Photoelectron Spectroscopy at PM4
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, Time-resolved absorption, Time-resolved PES, XPD, XPS, UPS, ARPES

PM4

Erika Giangrisostomi
Ruslan Ovsyannikov
Nomi Sorgenfrei
Robert Haverkamp
MAXYMUS MAgnetic X-raY Microscope with UHV Spectroscopy
not possible

Time-resolved absorption, XMLD, XMCD, NEXAFS, X-ray Microscopy, Ptychography

UE46_MAXYMUS

Markus Weigand
Sebastian Wintz
Michael Bechtel
METRIXS Momentum and Energy resolved RIXS at molecular Systems at U41-METRIXS
not possible

NEXAFS, RIXS

U41 SGM METRIXS

Annette Pietzsch
Thomas Blume
meV RIXS High-resolution RIXS of solids in the XUV regime at UE112-PGM-1
not possible

NEXAFS, RIXS

UE112_PGM-1

Kari Ruotsalainen
Thomas Blume
MX-14-1 Macromolecular Crystallography 14.1
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Crystallography (biological macromolecules)

MX 14.1

Manfred Weiss
Uwe Müller
MX-14-2 Macromolecular Crystallography 14.2
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Crystallography (biological macromolecules)

MX 14.2

Manfred Weiss
Uwe Müller
MX-14-3 Macromolecular Crystallography 14.3
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Crystallography (biological macromolecules)

MX 14.3

Manfred Weiss
Uwe Müller
mySpot mySpot experimentMicro-XANES, -EXAFS, -fluorescence
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

myXRF, XRF, NEXAFS, EXAFS, WAXS, SAXS, Elastic Scattering, Anomalous Scattering

mySpot Beamline

Ivo Zizak
MYSTIIC MYSTIIC@EMIL

(Please contact the Instrument Scientist before applying for experiment time)
not possible

XMLD, XMCD, NEXAFS, X-ray Microscopy

UE48_EMIL

Markus Weigand
Simone Raoux
nmTransmission NEXAFS Saturation free and time resolved soft X-ray absorption on liquids and colloids for UE52-SGM
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Time-resolved absorption, NEXAFS, EXAFS

UE52_SGM

Lars Birger Mattis Fondell
Christian Weniger
OAESE Operando Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy at EMIL

(Please contact the Instrument Scientist before applying for experiment time)
not possible

NEXAFS

UE48_EMIL, CPMU17_EMIL

Raul Garcia Diez
Anna Efimenko
PEAXIS Combined RIXS and XPS
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, EXAFS, XPS, ARPES, RIXS

U41-PEAXIS

Deniz Wong
PHARAO X-ray diffraction during MBE
not possible

Surface Diffraction

U125-2_KMC

Michael Hanke
PINK PINK@EMIL

(Please contact the Instrument Scientist before applying for experiment time)
not possible

XRF

CPMU17_EMIL

Sergey Peredkov
PM3 scattering Resonant Soft X-ray scattering, NEXAFS, Reflectometry at PM3
not possible

XMCD, NEXAFS, REXS, Reflectivity

PM3

Torsten Kachel
Niko Pontius
POLARIMETER Polarimetry
not possible

XMCD, XRF, NEXAFS, Reflectometry, Polarimetry, Ellipsometry, Reflectivity

UE52_SGM, U49-2_PGM-1

Franz Schäfers
Andrey Sokolov
Marcel Mertin
Reflectometer Reflectometry Station
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, Reflectometry, Polarimetry, Reflectivity

Optics Beamline

Franz Schäfers
Andrey Sokolov
RGBL-PEEM RGBL PEEM
not possible

NEXAFS, EXAFS, PEEM

UE52_SGM, U49-2_PGM-1, PM3

Dmitry Marchenko
RGL-PES Russian German Photoemission Station
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, XPS

RGBL Dipole

Dmitry Smirnov
Anna Makarova
SISSY I SISSY I@EMIL
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

XRF, XPS, HAXPES

UE48_EMIL, CPMU17_EMIL

Regan Wilks
Marcus Bär
Johannes Frisch
Anna Efimenko
Small Reflectometer Small Reflectometer
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, Reflectometry, Reflectivity

U125-2_NIM, KMC-1

Andrey Sokolov
Franz Schäfers
SMART Spectro-Microscopy with aberration correction for relevant techniques
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, XMLD, XMCD, Surface Diffraction, X-ray Microscopy, PEEM, XPD, XPS, UPS, ARPES

UE49_PGM SMART

Thomas Schmidt
Marcel Springer
Stephan Pohl
SOLIAS Solid Liquid Analysis System
temporary outage

(Please contact the Instrument Scientist before applying for experiment time)
not possible

NEXAFS, LEED, XPS

PM3

SOL³PES Liquid Jet Ambient Pressure Photoelectron Spectroscopy
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, XPS, UPS, NAP-XPS, ARPES

UE52_SGM

Robert Seidel
SolidFlexRIXS Solid state X-ray emission and NEXAFS with extended temperature range for open port use

Please contact the Instrument Scientist before applying for experiment time
not possible

Time-resolved absorption, XMCD, RIXS

UE52_SGM, U49-2_PGM-1

Régis Decker
Kari Ruotsalainen
Thomas Blume
SpAnTeX Spectroscopic Analysis with Tender X-Rays

(Please contact the Instrument Scientist before applying for experiment time)
not possible

NEXAFS, XPS, HAXPES

KMC-1, BElChem-DCM

David Starr
Marco Favaro
SPEEM Photoemission Electron Microscope at UE49-PGM
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Time-resolved absorption, XMLD, XMCD, X-ray Microscopy, PEEM, XPS

UE49_PGM SPEEM

Florian Kronast
Sergio Valencia Molina
Mohamad-Assaad Mawass
spin-ARPES spin-ARPES at U125_PGM

formerly RGBL-2
not possible

XPS, UPS, Spin-resovled PES, ARPES

U125_PGM

Jaime Sánchez-Barriga
Oliver Jon Clark
THz spectroscopy & THz EPR THz Spectroscopy & THz Electron Paramagetic Resonance (EPR)
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Time-resolved absorption, IR Spectroscopy, Reflectometry, Polarimetry

THz-Beamline

Karsten Holldack
Alexander Schnegg
Dirk Ponwitz
TOF-PES Magnetic Bottle Time of Flight - PES Set-up
Only Single Bunch
not possible

XPS

U49-2_PGM-1

Robert Seidel
VEKMAG VEKMAG
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

XMLD, XMCD, RIXS

PM2-VEKMAG

Florin Radu
Chen Luo
Victor Ukleev
XM - X-ray Microscopy X-ray Microscopy
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

NEXAFS, EXAFS, X-ray Tomography, X-ray Microscopy, Fluorescence Imaging

U41-TXM

Stephan Werner
X-Ray Pump Probe (XPP) X-Ray Pump Probe (XPP)
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

EXAFS, Time-resolved diffraction

KMC-3 XPP

Matias Bargheer
Matthias Rössle
XUV Diffractometer XUV Diffractometer for Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering
depends on experiment - please discuss with Instrument Scientist

Reflectometry, Elastic Scattering, REXS, Reflectivity, Magnetic Scattering

UE46_PGM-1

Eugen Weschke
Enrico Schierle
User station User is providing own station
not possible

U49-2_PGM-1, PM3, UE52_SGM, U125-2_NIM

'Find a station for me' HZB will assign the station depending on the information given in the proposal
not possible

UE52_SGM, U49-2_PGM-1

Astrid Brandt
Bettina Wolter

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