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The Universal Goniometer: Complete Data Sets on All Crystals, No Compromise

AppNote SMX015 The Universal Goniometer

Background

Based on the Universal Goniometer, the Rigaku Oxford Diffraction (ROD) XtaLAB Synergy X-ray diffractometers represent new and innovative tools for X-ray diffraction analysis in the home laboratory. The series include a single/dual wavelength microfocus sealed tube (the XtaLAB Synergy-S), and a microfocus rotating anode (the single wavelength XtaLAB Synergy-R and dual wavelength XtaLAB Synergy-DW). The central component for all ROD systems is the Universal Goniometer, a flexible and efficient full 4-circle kappa goniometer.

A small crystal of chlorothiazide, with dimensions 0.019 x 0.035 x 0.046 mm, was captured within a thin layer of paratone oil inside a fiber loop mounted on a magnetic base. The crystal was mounted on the Universal Goniometer of a microfocus sealed tube XtaLAB Synergy-S X-ray diffractometer and data were collected at 100 K using ROD software, CrysAlisPro.