, Volume 80, Issue 4, pp 607–619 | Cite as

Energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction beamline at Indus-2 synchrotron source

  • K K PANDEYEmail author


An energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction beamline has been designed, developed and commissioned at BL-11 bending magnet port of the Indian synchrotron source, Indus-2. The performance of this beamline has been benchmarked by measuring diffraction patterns from various elemental metals and standard inorganic powdered samples. A few recent high-pressure investigations are presented to demonstrate the capabilities of the beamline.


Synchrotron beamlines X-ray diffraction high pressure 


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Authors thankfully acknowledge the constant support and encouragement of Dr R K Sinha and Dr S Banerjee. Authors are also grateful to Dr P D Gupta and his colleagues from Synchrotron Utilization Division of RRCAT, Indore for providing the front-end for the beamline and A K Sinha and his colleagues from Centre for Design & Manufacture, BARC, for their help in the design and development of several components of the beamline.


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  1. 1.High Pressure & Synchrotron Radiation Physics DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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