Axilon AG

Accelerator and X-Ray Instrumentation for Laboratories, National Facilities and Industry

Picture shows the XAS Beamline at the Australian Synchrotron built by ACCEL Instruments GmbH; Courtesy of Chris Henschke and the Australian Synchrotron


AXILON continues serving the worldwide synchrotron, accelerator & photon community with excellent and efficient solutions. Leading specialists in this innovative private company strive for

  • State-of-the-art instrumentation and engineering services
  • High-end scientific and industrial solutions
  • Reliable and long-term partnerships
  • Highest quality standards


With our team of dedicated experts we satisfy your highest demand from consultancy to full project execution:

  • Beamline components and full beamline solutions
  • Monochromator and mirror systems
  • Experimental stations for X-rays and particles
  • X-ray microscopes
  • Insertion devices
  • Accelerator components
  • Soft X-ray sources and laboratory instrumentation




Timm Waterstradt

Engineer for Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems • Joined ACCEL in 2003 as Project Engineer for monochromators • 12 years experience in project management and lead engineering for state-of-the-art synchrotron instrumentation • 5 years experience as the Head of Engineering for Synchrotron Instrumentation at
Bruker ASC

Andreas Schacht

Physicist from U. of Dortmund (DELTA) • Joined ACCEL in 2007 as Project Engineer for beamlines • 8 years experience as Project Manager for state-of-the-art X-ray monochromator and beamline systems • 4 years experience as Product Manager and Lead Scientist for synchrotron beamline instrumentation

Dr. Hans-Udo Klein

PhD in Physics from U. of Wuppertal/Bonn • Co-founder of ACCEL Instruments as Management Buy-Out from Siemens/Interatom • 35 years experience in accelerator and related technologies • 30 years experience in leadership of mid-size companies for accelerator, magnet and X-ray instrumentation • Partner of BTO Management Consulting AG

Wolfgang Diete

Physicist from U. of Wuppertal • Joined ACCEL in 1995 as Scientist and Project Manager for Accelerator and Vacuum Technology • Started the synchrotron instrumentation activities in 1998 • Developed the business as Division Director at ACCEL and Bruker ASC • 20 years experience in international project management of state-of-the-art accelerator and X-ray instrumentation

Dr. Urs Wiesemann

PhD in Physics from U. of Göttingen on X-ray Microscopy • Joined ACCEL in 2004 as Lead Scientist for X-ray Microscopy • 10 years experience as Project Manager for state-of-the-art experimental stations and laboratory systems • 15 years experience in scientific and mechanical engineering of ultra-high precision positioning systems

Job Oppertunities: We are continously strenghtening our team and are seeking for highly motivated candidates to support our vision.
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Our team’s professional expertise and competencies cover everything needed for delivering
the best instrumentation solutions to our international customers in science and industry

Synchrotron instrumentation • accelerator technology • photonics • ultra-precision mechanics • mechanical engineering • CAD • FEA • ray tracing • system engineering and integration • thermo mechanical engineering • X-ray optics • XUV / EUV sources and metrology • ultra-high vacuum technology • cryo-engineering • magnetic systems • control systems • international project and contract management • world-wide installation • commissioning • world-wide service


Company address – NEW !

Axilon AG
Robert-Bosch-Str. 1b
50354 Hürth

Contact information

Phone+49 (221) 165324 00
Fax+49 (221) 165324 99
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Get in touch

For enquiries or any other questions, please contact us directly via email at info(ät)

Travel information

For visiting us from abroad you may either travel through nearby Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) or use the airports of Frankfurt (FRA) or Düsseldorf (DUS) plus the train/ICE to Köln Hauptbahnhof HBF (Central Train Station) and Taxi to company address. If travelling by car please enter company address into your navigation system.

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