FAME – BM30

Absorption spectroscopy, Earth Science and environment

BM30 beamline (see the website)

FAME is dedicated to x-ray absorption spectroscopy. Thanks to the combination of photon flux optimization, stability and fluorescence detection, the installation offers the possibility to probe chemical elements with concentrations ranging from 50ppm to 100%, in various conditions: in situ (high pressure and high temperature), operando (cell for electrochemistry or catalysis), at low temperature (for samples sensitive to beam damage or for phase transition studies).

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SCIENTIFIC FIELDS

TECHNIQUES

> Ex situ and in situ chemical speciation of trace elements by x-ray absorption spectroscopy
> Modes : transmission & fluorescence
> Techniques : XANES & EXAFS

USERS

BIBLIOMETRY

 

289 publications since 2002
> H index : 43
> average number of citations by article : 22

Period 2005-2015 :
>
most cited publications in their field (Incites Essential Science Indicators) :
1 publication
is in the 1 % most cited,
20 %
of the publications are in the 10 % most cited,
36 %
of the publications are in the 20 % most cited.

Highlight publications
> A Noachian source region for the “Black Beauty meteorite, and a source lithology for Mars surface hydrated dust?”, Beck P., Pommerol A., Zanda B., Remusat L., Lorand J.-P., et al.,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 427, 104-111, (2015).
> Important role for the trisulfur radical ion S3- in the formation of gold deposits on Earth Pokrovski G.S., Maria A. Kokh M.A., Guillaume D., Anastassia Y., et al.,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2015).
> Copper distribution and speciation in bamboo exposed to a high Cu concentration and Si supplementation. First evidence on the presence of reduced copper bound to sulfur compounds in Poaceae, Collin B., Doelsch E., Keller C., Cazevieille P., et al.,
Environmental Pollution 187, 22-30, (2014).
> Photocatalysis with Chromium-Doped TiO2: Bulk and Surface Doping, Ould-Chikh S., Proux O., Afanasiev P., Khrouz L., et al.,
ChemSuschem 7, 1361–1371, (2014).