The Rigaku Smartlab is available for use by all ISIS staff, users and collaborators for characterisation of materials, including pre- and post-beamline experiments.
The Rigaku SmartLab X-ray diffractometer.
View full-size image
The SmartLab is our in-house state-of-the-art X-ray diffractometer, also capable of acting as a reflectometer. Features include:
A number of measurement types can be performed on the SmartLab, including but not limited to:
The instrument is controlled with the SmartLab Guidance software, which can guide users thorough the setting up of the instrument itself to preparing and executing a measurement, in a step-by-step manner. Ready-to-run measurement packages make it straightforward to get started with experiments, whilst custom analysis procedures can be programmed to take care of multiple measurements and conditions for the more advanced user. Tracked hardware parts make it simple to setup the correct X-ray optics for your experiment.
Post-experiment results processing is available with the PDXL powder diffraction analysis software suite, capable of automatic phase identification, quantitative analysis, lattice constants refinement, Rietveld analysis, ab initio structure determination and access to the Crystallography Open Database (COD).
|Other STFC||News||Site Sections||Important Links|