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Efficient data coverage using a kappa goniometer

AppNote SMX009: Single crystal X-ray diffractometer with kappa goniometer for efficient data collection

Background

Four-circle kappa goniometers have been central to single crystal diffractometers since their inception and remain a popular choice for scientists who require the combined flexibility and precision to collect efficient and accurate data. Rigaku Oxford Diffraction recently launched the XtaLAB Synergy systems, which amongst many improvements, includes an updated goniometer. The goniometer incorporates the following features: new motors allowing it to move twice as fast as its predecessor and with very high accuracy, a symmetrical theta range for flexibility in gathering data in reciprocal space, a new beamstop holder design to allow the detector to be positioned nearer to the sample and a telescoping theta arm for long detector distances.

Small molecule crystallography products from Rigaku

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.

Extremely low noise, compact, air-cooled X-ray detector based on direct X-ray detection technology.

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

Automated crystal transport, orientation and retrieval robot