Characterize the nanostructure of soft-matter and nanomaterials using SAXS/WAXS and USAXS technique in transmission or grazing incidence mode.


– Particle size distribution ranging from few nanometers to more than 350 nm in diameter
– Crystallization rates and lamellar structure of semicrystalline polymers
– Size and shape analysis of surfactants or proteins in solutions
– Organization and orientation of nanomaterials at atomic or nanoscale, in bulk phases or at surfaces
– Phase segregation studies of alloys
– In situ studies of nanostructure transitions


1.Combining Small-Angle X-ray Scattering and X-ray Powder Diffraction to Investigate Size, Shape and Crystallinity of Silver, Gold and Alloyed Silver-Gold Nanoparticles., Brazilian Journal of Physics, 2019, vol 49, 2, pp. 183-190

2.Simultaneous SAXS-WAXS Experiments on Semi-Crystalline Polymers: Example of PA11 and Its Brill Transition., Crystals, 2019, vol 9, 5, pp. 271

3.Effect of solvent-matrix interactions on structures and mechanical properties of micelle-crosslinked gels., Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 2019, vol 57, 8, pp. 473-483

Xenocs SAXS/WAXS Operating Instructions