Advanced Photon Source

Office of Science User Facilities

X-ray Science Division (XSD)

XSD enables world-class research using x-rays by developing cutting edge x-ray instrumentation and techniques; pursues research in the physical, chemical, environmental, and materials sciences. To accomplish this mission it fully operates 37 beamlines and is a partner in the operation of 4 more beamlines at the APS.

High resolution tomographic image of frog embryo taken at XSD beamline 2-BM (Image: Alexey Ershov/KIT)

About XSD