Acronyms

Compendium of XAFS beamlines

  • BioXAS: XAS applied to biomolecules
  • DAFS: Diffraction Anomalous Fine Structure
  • EXAFS: Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure
  • GIXAFS or GIXAS: Grazing incidence XAFS or XAS (related to RefleXAFS) 
  • MicroXAS: XAS with high spatial resolution
  • MAD: Multiwavelength Anomalous Diffraction
  • NEXAFS: Near Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (same as XANES, which is more commonly used for hard X-rays)
  • PES: PhotoEmission Spectroscopy
  • RefleXAFS (or ReflEXAFS): Reflection XAFS (related to GIXAFS)
  • RIXS: Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering
  • XANES: X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (same as NEXAFS, which is more commonly used for soft X-rays)
  • XAS: X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (includes both XANES and EXAFS)
  • XEOL: X-ray Excited Optical Luminescence
  • XES: X-ray Emission Spectroscopy
  • XMCD: X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism
  • XMLD: X-ray Magnetic Linear Dichroism
  • XRD: X-ray Diffraction
  • XSW: X-ray Standing Waves