The BL13 (XALOC) beamline is devoted to Macromolecular Crystallography (MX), with an energy range suitable for MAD (multi-wavelength anomalous diffraction) on a wide range of elements. The diffractometer and the optics of the beamline allow the adaptation of the size and divergence of the beam to the crystal within a certain range. The experimental end-station is equipped with an automated sample changer with a capacity of 90 SPINE samples, which can also be used to diffract samples in situ (eg crystallization plates). The beamline will be open for remote access during 2016 and onwards.

Beamline Energy Resolution
2 * 10-4 [meV]
Beamline Resolving Power
5 * 103 [deltaE/E]
Beamline Energy Range
5 - 22 [eV]
Max Flux On Sample
2 * 1012 [ph/s]
Spot Size On Sample Hor
50 - 300 [um]
Spot Size On Sample Vert
6 - 100 [um]
Roeland Boer
Fernando Gil
  • Crystallography (biological macromolecules)
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