European Single-Crystal Users’ Meeting – 11th-12th October 2022

Rigaku Europe, Neu Isenburg, Germany

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our first in-person user’s meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This will be a two-day user meeting at the Mercure Hotel near our Rigaku Europe HQ in Neu Isenburg near Frankfurt Airport. The meeting will start at 10.30am on Tuesday 11th October running until the afternoon of Wednesday 12th October. This year’s meeting will strongly feature electron diffraction with a chance to see our new XtaLAB Synergy-ED at our demo lab. Please join us to discover the latest developments at Rigaku in single crystal diffraction and to chat about your research, experiences, and issues. Please note, places will be limited so please register early

Program: (to be finalized)

Day 1: Tuesday 11th October


3DED session 1


Keynote: Ute Kolb, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


The History and Future of 3DED


Richard Beanland, University of Warwick


How to simulate cRED data using Bloch waves


Tim Grüne, University of Vienna


Electrons Meet X-rays: Electron Crystallography at the Centre for Crystal Structure Analysis




Lab Visit (Christian and Christian)


XtaLAB Synergy-ED Demo (Khai/Robert)


Software/CAP/Open Discussion (Mathias/Fraser/Jakub)


Group A


Group B


Group C


Group B


Group C


Group A


Group C


Group A


Group B


Coffee Break


Mixed 3DED/X-ray Session


Jordi Benet, ICIQ Tarragona


Checking the limits of an XtaLAB Synergy-ED: From highly sensitive samples to absolute structure determination


Simon Coles, University of Southampton


Towards a National X-ray-Electron Single Crystal Diffraction Facility


Yusuke Nishiyama, JEOL Ltd.


NMR eCrystallography: Solid-state NMR Meets microED


End of day


Day 2: Wednesday 12th October


Software session



Mathias Meyer, Rigaku


Long time no see: What is new in CAP 41/42/43…


Horst Puschmann, Olexsys Ltd.


What's new in Olex2


Coffee Break


Michael Bodensteiner, University of Regensburg


Refinement of Anomalous Dispersion Parameters


Vasyl Kinzhybalo,  Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research


Dehydration: pain or gain in structural studies?


Kari Rissanen, University of Jyväskylä


Single Crystal X-ray Crystallography at the University of Jyväskylä




Christian Schürmann, Rigaku


Standard and non-standard applications of the XtalCheck-S


Christian Göb, Rigaku


Crystal Sponge screening with XtaLAB Synergy-Flow.


Mark DelCampo, Rigaku


Latest robotic developments

Please note the programme is currently under review and may change. We will aim to stick to the posted start and finish times as closely as possible.


The event is intended to allow for open discussion and customer feedback structured around presentations from our staff and customers. We hope to have some good discussions!

More information will follow as it becomes available.

Registration is free but required as places are limited.

Registration is now closed

Unfortunately, we have no more capacity for this event; however, if there are cancellations, places will be reallocated on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to join the reservation list, please email Fraser White (

Mercure Neu-Isenburg, Frankfurter Str. 190, Neu-Isenburg, Germany

  • Tuesday 11th October: Arrival 9:30 for 10:00 start
  • Wednesday 12th Octoberer: Last talk finishing at 15.00.

Information will be provided on completion of registration.


For more information please contact
Fraser White at


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