X-ray Status Now

• Working status of X-ray diffractometers.

• No entry after business hours unless you have i-Card access. 
• Monday - Friday, 9AM to 4.30PM, just walk in. 

Samples in queue: 1

(updated once a day)

Single crystal diffraction instrumentation

  • D8 Kappa APEXII - DOWN; Mo Kα radiation.

    • The APEXII is currently down and is being combined with a new goniometer for future use.

  • DUO - OK; Mo/Cu Kα radiation, now featuring an upgraded PHOTON II detector.

    • Performing routine maintenance on the cold stream for the next few days. Room temperature only experiments until approximately noon on Wednesday, July 21st.

  • Rigaku MiniFlex - OK

Powder Samples in queue for DUO:0

Multi-sample changer with sample spinner is now installed. Please make sure you are re-trained on how to use the instrument with the new accessory. 

Variable temperature stage is now available for temperatures from room temperature up to 150 degrees Celsius (possibly 200 degrees; hasn't been tested that high)