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Award Abstract #1229560

MRI Consortium: Acquisition of X-Ray Scattering Instrumentation - SAXS/WAXS/GISAXS

NSF Org: CBET
Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems
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Initial Amendment Date: August 1, 2012
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Latest Amendment Date: August 1, 2012
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Award Number: 1229560
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Award Instrument: Standard Grant
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Program Manager: Leon Esterowitz
CBET Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems
ENG Directorate for Engineering
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Start Date: August 1, 2012
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End Date: July 31, 2013 (Estimated)
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Awarded Amount to Date: $559,694.00
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Investigator(s): Stefan Zauscher zauscher@duke.edu (Principal Investigator)
Mark Walters (Co-Principal Investigator)
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Sponsor: Duke University
2200 W. Main St, Suite 710
Durham, NC 27705-4010 (919)684-3030
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NSF Program(s): MAJOR RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION
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Program Reference Code(s): 005E, 054E
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Program Element Code(s): 1189

ABSTRACT

The small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) facility at Duke University will be the first X-ray scattering instrument in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. It will therefore serve a multidisciplinary community of researchers and provide the opportunity, for the first time, to train students in advanced scattering techniques.

The SAXS facility at Duke University's Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility (SMIF) will serve three major universities in the area: Duke University, North Carolina State University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It will also be available to two historically black universities, North Carolina A&T State University, and North Carolina Central University, that currently utilize instrumentation at SMIF. The instrument will serve researchers in materials science, structural biology, polymer and colloidal chemistry, chemical and biomedical engineering, and textiles engineering. The instrument capabilities will be broad to address the different needs of the users, and include wide angle X-ray scattering (WAXS) and grazing incidence small angle X-ray scattering (GISAXS).

 

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