E4: The 2-Axis Diffractometer at BER II





The double-axis diffractometer E4 is operated by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin. It is suited for magnetic structure determinations and parametric studies on single crystals in a wide range of external conditions. Pyrolytic graphite and germanium focusing monochromators offer two fixed neutron incident wavelengths of about 1.0*106 ncm-2s-1.


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Cite article as: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie. (2017). E4: The 2-Axis Diffractometer at BER II. Journal of large-scale research facilities, 3, A104. http://dx.doi.org/10.17815/jlsrf-3-107-1