1. Synchrotron Radiation: Instrumentation in Condensed Matter

  1. Philippe Goudeau2 and
  2. René Guinebretière3
  1. Jean-Paul Itie,
  2. François Baudelet,
  3. Valérie Briois,
  4. Eric Elkaïm,
  5. Amor Nadji and
  6. Dominique Thiaudière

Published Online: 21 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118562888.ch1

X-Rays and Materials

X-Rays and Materials

How to Cite

Itie, J.-P., Baudelet, F., Briois, V., Elkaïm, E., Nadji, A. and Thiaudière, D. (2012) Synchrotron Radiation: Instrumentation in Condensed Matter, in X-Rays and Materials (eds P. Goudeau and R. Guinebretière), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118562888.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut Pprime-CNRS, University of Poitiers, ENSMA, SP2MI, Futuroscope Chasseneuil, France

  2. 3

    Laboratoire SPCTS-CNRS, Ecole nationale supérieure, de céramique industrielle, ENSCI, Limoges, France

Author Information

  1. Synchrotron SOLEIL, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848213425

Online ISBN: 9781118562888



  • synchrotron radiation;
  • X-ray diffraction;
  • SAMBA;
  • DIFFABS beam line;
  • CRISTAL beam line


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Light sources in the storage ring

  • Emittance and brilliance of a source

  • X-ray diffraction with synchrotron radiation

  • X-ray absorption spectroscopy using synchrotron radiation

  • SAMBA: the X-ray absorption spectroscopy beam line of SOLEIL for 4–40 keV

  • The DIFFABS beam line

  • CRISTAL beam line

  • The SOLEIL ODE line for dispersive EXAFS

  • Conclusion

  • Bibliography