12/17/2014 Research done at PEEM-3 has been published in Nature: “Deterministic switching of ferromagnetism at room temperature using an electric field.” Here is a link to the LBNL press release: "Switching to Spintronics."
10/15/2014 Cold stage performance
9/23/2014 New PEEM-3 manual.
9/17/2014 Thanks to Andrew we now have an in vacuum azimuthal rotation holder for room temperature experiments. Check out the new sample holder page.
8/28/2014 Proposal deadline for Spring 2015 is September 3.
8/6/2014 Schedule for Fall 2014.
6/13/2014 Research from PEEM-3 has been recently published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry: "Oxygen Spectroscopy and Polarization-Dependent Imaging Contrast (PIC)-Mapping of Calcium Carbonate Minerals and Biominerals" and Nature Nanotechnology "Thermal fluctuations in artificial spin ice".
6/13/2014 Draft schedule for Fall 2014. Please contact Tony or Andreas if you would like to request changes.
3/10/2014 Schedule for Spring 2014.
6/05/2013 Matthew Marcus is the new beamline scientist at 188.8.131.52 Please contact Matthew before your beamtime and if you have questions about the PEEM facility and its capabilities.
4/02/2013 Schedule for Spring 2013
8/27/2012 Schedule for Fall 2012
8/27/2012 First (not optimized) PEEM-3 image using the mirror corrector
August /2012 Aberration corrected optics installed.
12/27/2011 Schedule for Spring 2012.
7/6/2011 Schedule for Fall 2011.
02/10/2011 Exciting low temperature PEEM results: Correlated domain structure in perovskite oxide superlattices exhibiting spin-flop coupling and Direct observation of imprinted antiferromagnetic vortex states in CoO/Fe/Ag(001) discs
12/01/2010 Schedule for Spring 2011.
9/14/2010 A new, faster sample manipulator has been installed. An improved cold holder is available for temperatures down to 20K (liq. He) and 105K (liq. N2).
9/2/2010 Program of ALS User's meeting workshop "X-Ray Spectromicroscopy and Photoemission Electron
8/5/2010 PEEM-3 cooling performance (29.5 K after 22 minutes).
8/5/2010 Revised! Schedule for Fall 2010.
12/1/2009 Schedule for Spring 2010.
11/2/2009 PEEM-3 reaches 32 K using an improved sample cooling system.
10/2/2009 User guest house now open.
3/25/2009 PEEM-3 is back in operation after repairs to the sample manipulator and transfer systems
1/25/2008 - High resolution images of a 25 nm width multilayer at PEEM-3
9/7/2007 - The Advanced Light Source started a new Postdoctoral
Scholarshop Program. Check out this program if you are interested in PEEM
or Ultrafast Dynamics.
7/12/2007 - Please check out the tutorials!
4/12/2007 - First user beamtime completed successfully at PEEM-3. Now available:
Domain imaging and spectromicroscopy at 60 K using liquid Helium cooling.