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Single crystal X-ray diffraction

SCX

Determine the three-dimensional structure of molecules

When chemical or biological substances crystallize into single crystals, the technique of X-ray diffraction can be used to determine their three dimensional. The technique provides accurate and precise measurements of molecular dimensions in a way that no other method can approach and is the only method for determining absolute structure unambiguously. A frequent use is the identification of natural products, or of the products of synthetic chemistry experiments; however, detailed molecular geometry, intermolecular interactions and absolute configuration can also be studied.

  • Crystal structure determination
  • Molecular structure and geometry
  • Absolute structure and configuration
  • Single crystal diffraction
  • Powder diffraction,
    • Ambient and non-ambient conditions
    • Displacement parameters
    • Charge density
    • Intermolecular interactions
    • Structure correlation

    Rigaku recommends the following products:

    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

    Robotic sample changer to provide unattended data acquisition, enhanced productivity and standardized workflow to your research environment.

    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

    The smallest detachable motorized goniometer head on the market

    The smallest detachable motorized goniometer head on the market

    Applications

    The following applications are relevant to this technique

    Small Molecule

    Protein

    XRD