Beamline 22-BM-1

  • General Information
    • Source Type
      Large gap dipole bending magnet

      Construction and Commissioning

      General User Beamtime

      Energy Range Category

      Energy Range
      0.5 meV to 3 eV

      Beamline Type
      Participating Research Team (PRT)

      Beamline Description
      Broad spectral range infrared beamline with endstations optimized for the study of materials at extreme temperatures and pressures. Includes diamond anvil cells, cryostats and laser heating cells.

      Infrared microspectroscopy
      High Pressure Research
      Infrared Spectroscopy

      Research Types
      Part of COMPRES consortion: Geophysics, planetary science, condensed matter physics. Research into the behavior of materials under conditions of extreme pressure and temperature.

  • Contact Information
    • Spokesperson The person from each beamline who acts as a contact point between the beamline management and NSLS administration. Contact for questions about the beamline scientific program, experimental capabilities, and beamline management.
      G Carr, Brookhaven National Laboratory,, 344-2237

      Local Contact The beamline staff member who is typically responsible for overseeing the daily operation and maintenance of the beamline. Contact for questions about beamline instrumentation, experimental details, and training.
      Zhenxian Liu, Carnegie Institution of Washington,, 6313447199

      Beamtime Scheduler The beamline staff member responsible for coordination of beamline schedule every trimester. Contact for questions about beamtime scheduling.

      Beamline Phone

  • Instrumentation
    • Beamline Characteristics

      Energy RangeMono Crystal or GratingResolution (ΔE/E)FluxSpot Size (mm)Total Angular Acceptance (mrad)
      2 meV to 3 eV (15 cm-1 to 25,000 cm-1) FTIR spectrometer with various beam splitters 25 µeV (0.2 cm-1 ) ~100 mW Typically diffraction-limited (e.g. 1.2 λ/NA) ~48 mrad (V) by 50 mrad (H)

      Source Type
      Large gap dipole bending magnet

      Optical System
      Mainly aluminum mirror relay optics

      Experimental Apparatus
      Commercial and custom microscopes for various diamond anvil cell configurations. Includes two FTIR spectrometers, Raman spectrometer, laser fluorescence spectrometer and microscope for pressure measurements. Sample cryostats for low T and CO2 laser heating for high T

      Computer System Hardware & Software
      PC workstations with Windows OS

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