Synchrotron X-Ray Microprobe and Microspectroscopy Research at Low Temperature Geochemistry

Grants and Contracts Details


The subcontract to the University of Kentucky is to provide half time support for W. Rao, the beamline technician for X-26A. Mr. Rao has worked as the beamline technician on X-26A for more than 10 years supported by funding from DOE and USEPA to Paul Bertsch. As a beamline technician, Mr. Rao is responsible for working with the principal scientist, A. Lanzorotti to provide technical operation and maintenance of the beamline including setup and alignment of experimental apparatus; training of beamline users; instrumentation maintenance and troubleshooting; design and fabrication of mechanical beamline components; and electronics design, fabrication and troubleshooting.
Effective start/end date11/15/111/14/15


  • The University of Chicago: $157,144.00


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