MAXIV

Development of a new rheometer system at MAX IV

Coordinating university:

Chalmers University of Technology,

Project description

A new rheometer system is being developed into a state-of-the-art Rheo-SAXS sample environment at the MAX IV Laboratory in Lund, Sweden. MAX IV Laboratory is a Swedish national laboratory providing scientists from academia and industry with the brightest X-rays available in the world. Thus, the aim is to have a sample environment focused on Swedish academic and industrial strengths as well as have an international appeal through unique testing possibilities.

Team

Chalmers University of Technology

  • Roland Kádár, Team Leader, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Materials Science
  • Marianne Liebi, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
  • Aleksandar Matic, Professor, Department of Physics

Lund University, MAX IV

  • Kim Nygård, Beamline Scientist & Project Manager, MAX Laboratory
  • Anne Terry, Beamline Scientist & Group Manager, MAX IV Laboratory

Core deliverables

Develop and test several unique rheo-SAXS testing possibilities. At the end of the developmental period, the goal is to have the rheometer sample environment available for external users at ForMAX and CoSAXS beamlines.

Year

2020-2022

Total budget

EUR 420 000

Collaborations

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Procurement codes

Mechanical Engineering and raw materials