A wide range of the most advanced hexapods tohelp you positioning a payload of a few grams to several tons with the best guaranteesof stiffness and accuracy
The ESRF synchrotron leases the most advanced equipment allowing industrial and research organizations to perform their atomic scale experiments.
The CRG-IF BM32 beamline is specialized in studying interfaces and surfaces at air or under ultra high vacuum by X-ray scattering techniques.
This beamline is dedicated to a team composed of scientists from the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).
The joint CEA-CNRS team used a 20 years old diffractometer to study nano structures on surfaces during their growth. They chose SYMETRIE to provide a more powerful machine. The new diffractometer performs 2 main functions :
► Sample positioning: The sample is adjusted on the beam trajectory and can move around 6 degrees of freedom, thanks to a BREVA hexapod, to adjust the angle of incidence of the beam.
► Detector positioning: To gather the diffracted X-rays characterizing the crystallographic structure of the sample, a detector moves freely on a spherical surface around the sample.
► Easy access to the UHV chamber
► Arm detector angular speed: 20°/s
► Sphere of confusion sample: 50 µm
► Sphere of confusion detector: 100 µm
► BREVA hexapod resolution: 1 µm, 0.001°