The small-angle and wide-angle X-ray scattering set-up at beamline BL9 of DELTA

  • Krywka C
  • Sternemann C
  • Paulus M
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Abstract

The multi-purpose experimental endstation of beamline BL9 at the Dortmund Electron Accelerator (DELTA) is dedicated to diffraction experiments in grazing-incidence geometry, reflectivity and powder diffraction measurements. Moreover, fluorescence analysis and inelastic X-ray scattering experiments can be performed. Recently, a new set-up for small-angle and wide-angle X-ray scattering utilizing detection by means of an image-plate scanner was installed and is described in detail here. First small-angle X-ray scattering experiments on aqueous solutions of lysozyme with different cosolvents and of staphylococcal nuclease are discussed. The application of the set-up for texture analysis is emphasized and a study of the crystallographic texture of natural bio-nanocomposites, using lobster and crab cuticles as model materials, is presented.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Lysozyme
  • Protein
  • SAXS
  • Solution scattering
  • Texture analysis
  • WAXS
  • X-ray diffraction

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