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Beamline Name F1
Primary Contact: NameDavid Schuller
Secondary Contact: NameMarian Szebenyi
%Time Available (general use)100
Experiments DetailsSuitable for Se SAD
Special CapabilitiesBSL-2 biohazards accepted
ServicesHigh quality data collection
Services DetailsMail-in, remote data collection available
Source Details24-pole 1.2 Tesla wiggler
Spot Size (mm): Height0.1 (collimator) or 0.02 (focusing capillary) mm
Spot Size (mm): Width0.1 (collimator) or 0.02 (focusing capillary) mm
MonochromatorSingle-crystal Si(111)
MirrorsUpstream white-beam collimating
Flux(PHOTONS/SEC)3.0 x 10^11
Flux Detailsdoubly-focused into 3.6 mm x 0.32 mm
Wavelength Range (Å)Fixed: 0.98
Energy Range (keV)Fixed: 12.68
GoniometerSingle-axis ABTech air bearing with phi horizontal rotation axis.
Sample Handling: RoboticsALS type automounter
Robotics: More InfoBAM-2, accepts MSC pucks, Unipucks, Rigaku pucks
1. Detector: TypeCCD
1. Detector: ModelADSC Quantum 270
1. Detector: Activated for Service2007-03-01
1. Detector: Removed from Service2015-05-15
1. Removed from Service: DetailsReplaced by Pilatus 6M, available as spare
2. Detector: TypePIXEL
2. Detector: ModelDECTRIS PILATUS 6M
2. Detector: Details1 mm thick Si sensor
2. Detector: Activated for Service2015-05-15
2. Detector: Removed from Service2015-05-15
Cryo CapabilityOxford Cryostream - 700 series
Cryo Capability DetailsProgrammable 80 to 400 K. Usually set to 100 K.
Lab FacilitiesCold room, small wet chemistry lab on-site. Biochemical lab with all equipment necessary for structural studies in Biotechnology Building (a 10-minute walk away).
1. Software: NameADX package from ADSC for CCD and overall control; rspec and spec for other hardware control; http://www.macchess.cornell.edu/MacCHESS-2009/crystallography_software.html
1. Software: Classification
2. Software: NameHKL2000, Mosflm, XDS
2. Software: ClassificationProcessing
3. Software: NameCCP4, SOLVE/RESOLVE, BnP
3. Software: ClassificationPhasing/refinement
4. Software: NameCOOT, O
4. Software: ClassificationModeling/graphics
HardwareLinux computers for data collection, data processing, automatic crystal centering, backup and for station hardware control.
Backup ServicesWired and wireless connections for user laptops. Ports for USB and FireWire external drives. SFTP to outside computers.