NW10A High-energy XAFS


XAFS(X-ray Absorption Fine Structure)

  • Energy range: 14 – 42 keV (8 – 14 keV with Mirror)
  • Transmission mode: QXAFS
  • Fluorescent mode: Lytle detector, Multi Ge-SSD

AXS(Anomalous X-ray scattering)

  • Equipment for AXS is maintained by user group (Tohoku Univ.)

Other experimental with monochromatized X-ray

  • Please contact us before experiment

Light source

PF-AR Bending magnet #NW10

  • Ring energy: 6.5 GeV
  • Max. current: 60 mA (Not Top-up operation)
  • Critical energy: 26.3 keV
  • Horizontal acceptance: 1 mrad

Beamline optics


  • Si(311) Water-cooled double crystal
  • Energy range: 8 – 42 keV
  • Cam-drive (Kohzu system)

Focusing system

  • Bent cylinder mirror (Pt coated)
  • Standard beam size: 1.0H x 1.0V mm


  • Double flat morror (Rh coated) for higher harmonics reduction


Focused and Monochromatized mode

  • Energy range: 8 – 42 keV*
    *8 – 14 keV with higher harmonics reduction mirror
  • Energy resolution: ΔE/E~1×10-4 (9 keV)
  • Photon flux at sample position: 6×1010 phs/s (25 keV)

Experimantal station

Experimental hutch

  • Hatch size: 4.0L x 3.2W x 2.8H m
  • Door size: 2.4W x 2.4H m

Standard setup

  • Flat table size: 2000L x 1200W mm
  • XAFS setup: Ionization chumber, 21-elements Ge-SSD, Cryocooler
  • AXS setup: Goniometer


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Beamline staff

Beamline manager

  • 仁谷 浩明 / NITANI Hiroaki (KEK-PF)

Sub manager

  • 丹羽 尉博 NIWA Yasuhiro (KEK-PF)
  • 松岡 亜衣 / MATSUOKA Ai (KEK-PF)