Beamline 6-ID-D

Beamline 6-ID-D is operated by the Magnetic Materials Group in the X-ray Science Division (XSD) of the Advanced Photon Source.

This is a high energy (50 - 130 keV) beamline used for structural studies primarily on single crystal materials.

Recent Research Highlights

Unlikely route to ferroelectricity

May 16, 2012

A new type of ferroelectric, LuO2Fe4, has been investigated at the APS by a research team from Julich research center. XAS & XMCD studies on beamline 4-ID-C determined the Fe magnetism and valence, while single crystal x-ray scattering measurements at 6-ID-B & 6-ID-D probed the associated structural and charge ordering.

Contact: Manuel Angst - Forschungszentrum Julich

Local Contacts:

Douglas Robinson (General Diffraction) 630.252.0247
Chris J. Benmore (Pair Distribution Function) 630.252.4207

Posted by: Becki Gagnon ( gagnon@aps.anl.gov)
Content by: Jonathan Lang ( lang@aps.anl.gov)