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Technical Information - Wombat
Wombat

Technical Information - Wombat

Instrument 

Specifications

Monochromator
  • Vertically focussing Ge 115
  •   Δd/d > ~ 2 x 10-3 
Collimators
  • Oscillating tertiary collimator reduces critial diameter to 50 mm
  • Must be used with most sample environments
  • Increases minimum 2θ from 10° to 15°
  • Increases minimum 2θ from 10° to 15°
  •  Optional secondary collimation
Sample area
  •  Smallest sample weight ~10mg
  •  Typical sample size 10mm3 (restricted due to focusing elements)
  •  1s acquisition for 10mm3 (17min for 1mm3) in one shot irreversible experiments
  •  30µs acquisition in stroboscopic mode (reversible experiments)
Detector
  • Continuous detector bank of 160° to Continuous bank 120° x 200 mm high in 0.125°  

Instrument reference

 A. J. Studer, M. E. Hagen and T. J. Noakes, Physica B 385-386, 1013-1015 (2006).

Getting started on Wombat

Before your experiment

Wombat User Manual

Using Wombat