The Rossendorf Beamline (ROBL) at ESRF

 Credit: D. Morel / HZDR

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) operates ROBL at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble since 1998. It is one of only three scientific facilities in Europe that offers an alpha-lab environment to study radionuclides with synchrotron X-rays.
ROBL provides two experimental stations for synchrotron spectroscopy and diffraction techniques, and specializes on fundamental research on the chemistry of f-elements, on the disposal of radioactive waste and on environmental chemistry in general.

  • Measurements of radioactive samples (solids, liquids or wet pastes) with an activity of up to 185 MBq
  • Funded by HZDR, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the European Council

Latest News From ROBL (HZDR)

Location
France, Grenoble
Specifications
Energy: 5-35 keV
Operational Beamlines: 1

Call for proposals
Two thirds of the beamtime are managed by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), one third by the European Synchrotron Research Faciltiy (ESRF).
To apply for HZDR beamtime a formal procedure has to be followed at least 8 weeks before the experiment. The application to ESRF beamtime is possible twice a year.
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