We take part in the
NSLS-II & CFN Joint Users’ Meeting

The team from X-Spectrum welcomes YOU

Meet X-Spectrum!

We are happy to welcome you to our virtual booth. Chieh-Hsuan Tsai and Cyrill von Hehn are there to answer all your questions. Browse through our different product lines of detectors on the right or scroll down to view contact details of our sales team.

Our sales team: Chieh-Hsuan Tsai (left), Cyrill von Hehn (right)

Let’s talk about your experiments, your setup or your detector requirements:

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+49 40 40 11 30 427 – Chieh-Hsuan Tsai Country flag for United Kingdom Country flag for Germany Country flag for Taiwan

+49 40 40 11 30 415 – Cyrill von Hehn Country flag for United States Country flag for Germany

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Agenda of the NSLS-II & CFN Joint Users’ Meeting

You can find the full agenda here and our agenda recommendations below.

Our Agenda pick for Tuesday:

May 18th, 2021 at 03:00 PM Eastern Time (which is 9:00 PM CEST)

  • NSLS-II Update with John Hill (Director, National Synchrotron Light Source, BNL)

Our detectors in brief

LAMBDA is a next-generation pixel detector for X-rays, based on Medipix3 technology. It is a photon-counting detector, making it effectively noise free, and it offers a high frame rate of up to 23,000 frames per second (with no readout deadtime) and a small pixel size of 55 µm. It is available in a wide variety of sizes and configurations for different applications, and can be equipped with different sensor materials to allow high detection efficiency even at high X-ray energies. The system also has “colour imaging” capabilities, where X-rays hitting the detector can be divided into two energy ranges. Developed by DESY for use at the PETRA-III synchrotron, the system is designed for high reliability, and has external triggering and gating capability for synchronisation with the rest of the experiment. It can be easily integrated into common beamline control systems.

Read the full product information…


Our AMBER product range is closely related to LAMBDA. It is a next-generation pixel detector based on Medipix3 technology, primarily aimed at electron microscopy. It is sensitive to individual electrons, with effectively noise-free performance, and it offers a high frame rate of up to 23,000 frames per second (with no readout deadtime) and a small pixel size of 55 µm. It is designed for in-vacuum operation, with different detector sizes and mounting options available.

Go to the AMBER website for more information.

AMBER 750k angled

SPARTA is the laboratory size implementation of an AGIPD-based camera. The Adaptive Gain Integrating Pixel Detector (AGIPD) is an X-ray imager, originally designed for the European XFEL, the world’s most powerful free electron laser. It can take images at a rate of 6.5 million frames per second, in a burst of up to 352 images. By using a novel adaptive gain amplifier design, it combines an equivalent noise of less than 1 keV when detecting single photons with a dynamic range of more than 104 photons of 12 keV. With a weight of less than 10 kilograms it is a compact yet extremely powerful high-speed X-ray camera for your setup in the 3–15 keV range.

Read our preliminary SPARTA description…

Photon-counting & integrating detectors for your research

The LAMBDA 750k detector

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For X-ray crystallography and scattering experiments, LAMBDA offers the highest resolution you can buy today. With SPARTA, you will get the highest speed for your time-resolved X-ray experiments.

AMBER is the vacuum-enabled variant of LAMBDA, which is perfect for electron and X-ray detection in electron microscopy. Amber can also be used for X-ray experiments in vacuum to minimize air scattering.

Some research examples which were enabled by our products can be found on our customers page.