Next to synchrotron facility end-stations around the world, the group members employ a wide range of versatile commercial and home-built instruments in the AXIS research group. In case you are interested in making use of our equipment and know-how, please contact Prof. Koen Janssens

X-ray based equipment

  • MA-XRF scanner​: an in-house built mobile Macro X-Ray Fluorescence (MA-XRF) scanner, dedicated to the analysis of paintings
  • MA-XRPD scanner: a self-constructed macroscopic X-Ray Diffraction scanner for cultural heritage purposes
  • Minipal​: a benchtop X-Ray Fluorescence spectrometer equipped with a sample caroussel
  • Keymaster Tracer III-V: a handheld X-Ray Fluorescence spectrometer

Electron microscopy

  • FEI Quanta 250 FEG ESEM: an Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope with Energy Dispersive X-ray spectrometry (SEM-EDX) and Wavelength Dispersive X-ray spectrometry (SEM-WDX)

Vibrational spectroscopy

  • MA-FTIR scanner: a self-built macroscopic Infrared scanner for cultural heritage purposes