Since the introduction of CCD based area detectors for X-ray crystallography molybdenum has often been put forward as the best choice for a general purpose diffractometer system. The characteristics of molybdenum radiation, with its short wavelength and low absorption, made it a natural fit for the slower early CCD detectors and early software. However, the ever-growing popularity of dual source systems has enabled many chemical crystallographers to gain experience with copper as well as molybdenum sources. With recent advances in micro-focus source technology, detector technology and advanced data processing algorithms in Rigaku Oxford Diffraction’s CrysAlisPro software, copper is frequently a better alternative to molybdenum, and is therefore being increasingly used as the default X-ray source in many laboratories.
A benchtop single crystal X-ray diffractometer ideal for self-service crystallography and teaching.
Our most popular diffractometer for chemical crystallography, configured with either single or dual microfocus sealed tube X-ray sources and an extremely low noise direct X-ray detection detector.
An extremely high-flux rotating anode X-ray diffractometer specifically configured for measuring difficult samples.
A dual-wavelength, extremely high-flux, rotating anode X-ray diffractometer specifically configured for measuring difficult samples as well as providing versatility through multiple wavelengths.
A modern single crystal X-ray diffractometer for structural analysis of small molecule samples configured with microfocus sealed tube technology and a direct X-ray detection detector.
A bespoke, extremely high-flux diffractometer with custom enclosure and the flexibility to utilize both ports of the rotating anode X-ray source.
User-inspired data collection and data processing software for small molecule and protein crystallography
A unique curved single crystal X-ray diffraction detector based on direct X-ray detection technology with the highest 2θ range at a single position available for the home lab.
Extremely low noise, air-cooled X-ray detector based on direct X-ray detection technology.