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Absolute Structure of L-Alanine

AppNote SMX007: Novel techniques in determining the absolute structure of a light atom-containing molecules


Determining the absolute structure of light-atom organic molecules is a developing field with several research groups working on novel statistical methods in data refinement. All of these methods require precise experimental determination of very small differences in the intensities of related reflections. With high intensity sources and ultra-sensitive, low noise detectors coupled with efficient data collection strategies Rigaku Oxford Diffraction’s micro-focus SuperNova X-ray diffractometer is well suited to this field.

Small molecule crystallography products from Rigaku

A benchtop single crystal X-ray diffractometer with the latest technology HPC X-ray detector, ideal for self-service crystallography.

A microfocus single crystal X-ray diffractometer configured with an HPC direct detection X-ray detector and either one or two microfocus X-ray sources.

A high performance single crystal rotating anode X-ray diffractometer with a low noise direct detection HPC X-ray detector.

A high-flux, versatile X-ray diffractometer with HPC X-ray detector for multipurpose diffraction experiments and small samples

An upgradeable single crystal X-ray diffractometer for structural analysis of small molecule samples

A bespoke single crystal X-ray diffractometer with custom enclosure and the flexibility to utilize both ports of a 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

Low noise, sensitive, air-cooled X-ray detector for superior X-ray diffraction data quality

Compact, highly sensitive X-ray detector for single crystal applications

High resolution X-ray detectors for X-ray diffractometers from DECTRIS

Automated crystal transport, orientation and retrieval robot