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Department of Physics

Beamline 2

The beamline BL2 is mainly used for small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) on disordered systems. However, it is also possible to perform wide angle X-ray scattering and fluorescence analyses at the beamline.


  • DELTA deflecting magnet 1.5 T
  • Pd/B4Cmultilayer monochromator or white beam
  • photon energy: 12 keV
  • energy resolution dE/E= 1.5%
  • beam size at sample location: 0.5 x 0.5 mm2 (depending on respective aperture)
  • typical photon flux: 1 x1010 photons/s/mm2 /100 mA
  • MAR345 Imageplate Detector
  • various sample environments for temperature and pressure control
  • control by Python




M. Dargasz, J. Bolle, A. Faulstich, E. Schneider, M. Kowalski, C. Sternemann, J. Savelkouls, B. Murphy, and M. Paulus, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2380, 012031 (2022).



Michael Paulus and Christian Sternemann

Maria-Göppert-Mayer Str. 2
44221 Dortmund
Room: DELTA 05

Phone: +49 (0)231 755 5372
Fax: +49 (0)231 755 5383


Further information about DELTA


Aufbau an Beamline 2 © Michael Paulus​/​TU Dortmund
SAXS Apoferritin © Michael Paulus​/​TU Dortmund