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titleNormal User support
titleHoliday shut down

The XRD-lab will be shut down for the Christmas and New Years Holiday starting from 11:00 on Friday 20th of December.

Instrument service is booked from Tuesday 7th to Thursday 9th January, so everything is expected be back to normal on Friday 10th January. However, if you have urgent samples for the routine powder diffractometer (DaVinci1), please come to the lab before 15:00 on Monday 6th, and we will measure them as soon as we can. We also expect the D8-Focus to be operationable in the afternoon (and overnight) on the 6th.

Normal User support
  • After mid/end-January 2020: Lab assistant for loading/unloading samples for the Routine Powder Diffractometer (DaVinci1): Viviann Hole, , office: K2-333. Please contact her if you have specific questions about sample loading times etc.
  • Routine diffractometer (DaVinci1) will normally be loaded and measurements started every weekday at approximately 9-10 and 15:45 (if practically possible).
  • Normal support time for XRD questions will be Tuesdays-Thursdays: 10:30-11:30 (Priority for new grazing-incidence-XRD-users on Wednesdays).
  • Out-of-office days for Kristin Wells: normally Mondays
  • Lab events / shut-downs / instrument statuses etc will be posted in the Booking system (click on the "Dashboard" tab, or check the X-Ray Diffraction booking calendar)