Center for X-ray Spectroscopy

About us

The Helsinki Center for X-ray Spectroscopy is a unique research and education infrastructure serving users from both academia and industry in their leading-edge research, development and innovation. The Center for X-ray Spectroscopy provides easy access to state of the art and cutting-edge X-ray spectroscopies, as well as high quality resources for education. The applied and fundamental research conducted thanks to our infrastructure often pursue international sustainability goals by addressing how to better use resources, develop sustainable materials or improve our daily lives. Welcome!

For users

Apply for beamtime and find about our other services.

For industry

We, at the Center for X-ray spectroscopy, are commited to provide X-ray spectroscopy services through easy access to our facilities. Different services are available in the form of equipment rent for independent users, mail-in services or customary experimental support on request. Please consult us to get an idea of the costs involved for our experiments.


Here you will information about the research highlights and publications of the Center for X-ray spectroscopy

Education and resources

We offer various resources and opportunities to learn about X-ray spectroscopies and how to use them to answer your research questions.