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Chemistry

Chemistry

Elemental / phase analysis to molecular structure

Often referred to as the central science, chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with elements and compounds composed of atoms, molecules and ions: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other substances. The atom is the basic unit of chemistry. It consists of a dense core called the atomic nucleus surrounded by a space occupied by an electron cloud. A compound is a pure chemical substance composed of more than one element. A molecule is the smallest indivisible portion of a pure chemical substance that has its unique set of chemical properties, that is, its potential to undergo a certain set of chemical reactions with other substances. In addition to the specific chemical properties that distinguish different chemical classifications, chemicals can exist in several phases. A phase is a set of states of a chemical system that have similar bulk structural properties, over a range of conditions, such as pressure or temperature. To aid in the understanding of certain aspects of chemistry, Rigaku makes a range of X-ray fluorescence (XRF for elemental analysis) and X-ray diffraction (XRD for phase and structural analysis) instruments for both academic research and industrial applications.

Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemistry

Rigaku recommends the following systems:


WDXRF

Benchtop tube below sequential WDXRF spectrometer analyzes O through U in solids, liquids and powders

High power, tube below, sequential WDXRF spectrometer with Smart Sample Loading System (SSLS)

High power, tube above, sequential WDXRF spectrometer

Small Molecule

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.

A benchtop single crystal X-ray diffractometer ideal for self-service crystallography and teaching.

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.

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.

User-inspired data collection and data processing software for small molecule and protein crystallography

A bespoke, extremely high-flux diffractometer with custom enclosure and the flexibility to utilize both ports of the rotating anode X-ray source.

The smallest detachable motorized goniometer head on the market

XRD

New 6th-generation general purpose benchtop XRD system for phase i.d and phase quantification

Advanced state-of-the-art high-resolution XRD system powered by Guidance expert system software

Highly versatile multipurpose X-ray diffractometer with built-in intelligent guidance

High-performance, multi-purpose XRD system for applications ranging from R&D to quality control

Protein

Automated tool for performing in situ crystallography experiments on existing X-ray diffractometers

Automated crystal transport, orientation and retrieval robot

A versatile and high-flux dual-wavelength (DW) X-ray diffractometer with an HPC X-ray detector for multipurpose diffraction experiments

The smallest detachable motorized goniometer head on the market

EDXRF

Low-cost EDXRF elemental analyzer measures Na to U in solids, liquids, powders and thin-films

Performance EDXRF elemental analyzer measures Na to U in solids, liquids, powders and thin-films

New variable collimator small spot 60 kV EDXRF system featuring QuantEZ software.

EDXRF spectrometer with powerful Windows® software and optional FP.

High-performance, Cartesian-geometry EDXRF elemental analyzer measures Na to U in solids, liquids, powders and thin films

Detectors

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

2D X-ray detector with latest semiconductor technology designed for home lab diffractometers

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

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.

X-ray CT

High-speed, stationary sample microtomography of large samples

Ultra-high resolution nanotomography using parallel beam geometry

High-resolution benchtop microtomography of large samples

Optics

Single wavelength Confocal Max-Flux (CMF) optics for single crystal diffraction

Dual wavelength Confocal Max-Flux (CMF) optics for single crystal X-ray diffraction

Applications

The following applications are relevant to this industry

Small Molecule

XRD

WDXRF

Protein

Process

XRD, SAXS

EDXRF