ID22 - High resolution powder diffraction beamline

Status:  open


  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Materials and Engineering


  • XRD - X-ray diffraction
  • Powder diffraction
  • Pair-distribution function analysis
  • Anomalous diffraction
  • Anomalous scattering

Energy range

  • 6.0 - 80.0  keV

Beam size

  • Minimum (H x V) : 0.05 x 0.05  mm²
  • Maximum (H x V) : 2.0 x 1.0  mm²

Sample environments

  • 4 K to 1800 K
  • capillary gas cell (-1 - 100 bar)


  • 9-channel Si 111 multianalyser stage

Technical details

ID22 is the new home of the high resolution powder diffraction beamline, previously at ID31.

Please visit the ID22 webpages for a technical description and examples of scientific applications.

Latest publications

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Reptile-like physiology in Early Jurassic stem-mammals

Newham E., Gill P.G., Brewer P., Benton M.J., Fernandez V., Gostling N.J., Haberthür D., Jernvall J., Kankaanpää T., Kallonen A., Navarro C., Pacureanu A., Richards K., Brown K.R., Schneider P., Suhonen H., Tafforeau P., Williams K.A., Zeller-Plumhoff B., Corfe I.J.,
Nature Communications 11, 5121-1-5121-13 (2020)