LiquidJet PES: Soft X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy from Aqueous Solution end-station at BESSY II

Bernd Winter


The LiquidJet PES apparatus is a specialized end-station at the synchrotron radiation facility BESSY II, Berlin, for studying the electronic structure of liquid water, aqueous and non-aqueous solutions with soft X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Targets are liquid microjets that are introduced into a vacuum chamber via a ~20 µm glass capillary.


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Cite article as: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie. (2017). LiquidJet PES: Soft X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy from Aqueous Solution end-station at BESSY II. Journal of large-scale research facilities, 3, A126.




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