Working Status of X-ray diffractometers
No entry after business hours unless you have i-Card access.
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., just walk in.
Samples in queue: 0 (updated once a day)
Single crystal diffraction instrumentation
- D8 Kappa APEXII - DOWN; Mo Kα radiation.The APEX suffered from a serious electrical fault. The return to service date is dependent on the arrival date of replacement parts and successful retest after repairs have been made.
- DUO - OK; Mo/Cu Kα radiation.
- 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)