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Neutron Instruments

The table below documents the measurement capabilities at four different neutron beamlines that may be suitable for investigating the properties of multiferroics.

  D10 ILL D20 ILL GEM ISIS HRPD ISIS
Magnetic Field
Electric Field ? ? ? ?
PE Loops ? ? ? ?
Impedance Spectroscopy ? ? ? ?


The basic operating specifications of each beamline are as follows:

  D10 ILL D20 ILL GEM ISIS HRPD ISIS
Energy Range (meV) 2.5 − 68 2.4 angstrom ? ?
Energy resolution 5 x 10-3 > 1 x 103 ? ?
Beamsize
(mm v and h)
10 x 8 50 x 30 ? ?
Flux at sample
(nm m-2s-2)
5 x 102 4.2. x 103 ? ?
Available sample environments Helium flow cryostat
Hot air furnace
Double mirror furnace
All standard cyrostats, furnaces, pressure cells and cryomagnets in 2-axis mode
FurncesVacuum vessel
Orange cryostat
Eulerian cradle
xy translator (250mm)
? ?
Detectors 80 x 80mm2 area detector or single 3He detector 3He microstrip gas detector (PSD) ? ?


Weblinks

D10 ILL - Four-circle diffractometer with three-axis energy analysis [1]

D20 ILL - High-intensity two-axis diffractometer with variable resolution [2]

GEM ISIS - General materials powder diffraction [3]

HRPD ISIS - High resolution powder diffraction [4]