SAXS made easy

The Nano-inXider is a comprehensive solution for the characterization of nanomaterials.

Benefiting from the unique technologies developed in the Xeuss 2.0, the Nano-inXider features unparalleled performance and ease of use in a compact package for simple integration into any lab environment.

Whether you work in consumer care, drug discovery, petrochemicals, renewable energy, electronics or composite materials, the Nano-inXider will help you determine the size, distribution, shape, surface-to volume ratio of nanostructures, as well as get information on the crystalline phase of materials.

The Nano-inXider also integrates a comprehensive and easy to use software suite for data acquisition, processing and analysis.

It can be in your lab !

Video: Nano-inXider SAXS/WAXS equipment

Video: launch of the Nano-inXider, Xenocs new SAXS/WAXS system, at the 23rd Congress & General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography. Montréal, Canada.

Ease of use

Great care has been taken in the ergonomics of the Nano-inXider.

The Nano-inXider features a large sample environment for easy sample access and manipulation. All sample holders are equipped with a common quick connect interface for easy changes in sample environment without the need of any realignment.

The powerful system control software enables, within just a few clicks, the automatic alignment of the system and automatic change in system settings, so you can be sure that the system is always optimized to your experimental requirements.

Nano-inXider - Ease of use

High performance

The Nano-inXider takes full benefit from:

  1. Xenocs unique Clean Beam Technology, for unmatched measurement performance.

    Video: Xenocs Clean Beam Technology

  2. An all in vacuum architecture.
  3. A deep integration of the latest generation hybrid pixel detectors from Dectris.

Compact design

As commonly seen in many other analytical tools on the market, like electron microscopes, the Nano-inXider features a vertical architecture.

Nano-inXider - Compact design

With this vertical architecture and complete integration of all facilities within the equipment body, the Nano-inXider features the smallest footprint on the market - less than 1 m²!

Optimized for your application

The Nano-inXider comes with a large range of multiple sample holders for solid, powder, liquids, gels.Measurements under variable conditions such as tensile, temperature, humidity, and shears are also possible. The Nano-inXider can also be equipped with an automatic liquid sample changer for the measurement of a large range of samples.

Nano-inXider - Optimized for your application

Comprehensive and easy to use software suite

The unique performance of the Nano-inXider is enhanced by a comprehensive and easy to use software suite for data acquisition, processing and analysis.

Video: Nano-inXider software suite

The data acquisition software enables, within just a few clicks, the control of all acquisition parameters, and monitoring of multiple sample measurements for maximum throughput.

The data processing and analysis software enables easy data treatment, including access to primary structure parameters.

With its smart interface, the Nano-inXider data processing software allows easy transfer of data to the most advanced software packages for data analysis such as ATSAS and SASfit.

Nano-inXider - Comprehensive and easy to use software suite

With its compact design, unique performance and comprehensive sample environments, the Nano-inXider is the best solution for nanomaterial characterization on the market today.

X-ray beam delivery system

Source Microfocus sealed tube - Cu 30W/30 µm
Optic Single Reflection multilayer optic with 2D collimation
Collimation Scatterless collimation with automatic change of settings

Sample stage

X-Z stage Motorized X-Z stage for remote multiple sample analysis and sample mapping
Phi stage In plane sample rotation for azimutal averaging of scattered signal
GISAXS stage Module to be mounted on X-Z stage with Omega (incidence angle tilting)

Sample holder

Sample holder base Pre-aligned sample base plug-in for fast change of sample holder
Liquid sample Multicapillary holder (6 slots)
Capillary flow cell
Low noise flow cell
Solid sample Multiple sample holder (16 slots) for powder, paste and solid samples
Sample holder for large objects
Thin film Thin film transmission sample holder
GISAXS sample holder for large samples
Temperature units Linkam HFSX350 temperature stage for transmission and GISAXS
Temperature range: -196 to +350 °C
Tensile units Linkam TST350 tensile stage with temperature control
Tensile force range 0.01 N to 20 N or 0.1 to 200 N
Robot sampler for liquid loading Unit for automatic injection of multiple samples for remote solution scattering measurements


SAXS Dectris Pilatus3 hybrid pixel detectors
WAXS Dectris Pilatus3 hybrid pixel detectors allowing simultaneous and continuous SAXS and WAXS measurement up to 2θ 60°

Resolution and Q range

Minimum q value (nm-1) Maximum q value (nm-1) Minimum d value Maximum d value
With Cu K-α 0.029 41.30 0.15 216.66


System control and data acquisition with graphical user interface
Data processing and analysis software


Power consumption < 3000 W
Total footprint 87 cm x 93 cm (width x length) and 240 cm height
All facilities are housed inside the enclosure
Weight 520 kg

The right solution for your application. The Nano-inXider brings new characterization capabilities to the lab, opening new perspectives in many research fields.

Polymer phase transformation

Simultaneous SAXS/WAXS measurements of a semi-crystalline polymer during thermal processing enables determination of route for phase transformation.

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Overview of a surfactant structure

SAXS/WAXS measurements were performed on the Head & Shoulders Classic Clean Shampoo from Procter & Gamble and reveal its inner structure.

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SAXS measurements of diluted solutions

SAXS investigations of Lysozyme solutions were performed enabling the calculation of the radius of gyration (Rg) and of the Pair-distance Distribution Function (PDDF).

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Size distribution of Gold Nanoparticles

Shape and size of gold nanoparticles (NPs) in suspension have been determined by SAXS measurement.

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Willing to make measurements and tests related to your application? Do not hesitate to contact us!