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ALS - 5.0.2

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Beamline Name 5.0.2
Primary Contact: NameMarc Allaire
Secondary Contact: NameCorie Ralston
Owner/OperatorBerkeley Center for Structural Biology (BCSB)
Statusoperational
%Time Available (general use)35
ExperimentsMAD, MONOCHROMATIC
Experiments Detailsdivergence at sample: 3.0(h) x 0.4 (v) mrad (user selectable)
Source TypeINSERTION DEVICE
Source Details38 pole, 19 period, 16 cm period length wiggler
Spot Size (mm): Height20 to 150um user-adjustable aperture
Spot Size (mm): Width20 to 150um user-adjustable aperture
MonochromatorLiquid Nitrogen cooled Dual Crystal
Crystal TypeSi(111)
MirrorsRh/Pt coated Si
Flux(PHOTONS/SEC)1.5 x 10^12
Flux DetailsMeasured flux through 100um collimator at 400mA ring current and 2.0mrad convergence
Wavelength Range (Å)0.73 - 3.2
Energy Range (keV)4 - 17
GoniometerSingle axis
Goniometer Details Single axis, air bearing
Sample Handling: Manualpin length 18-30 mm; no restrictions on two theta
Sample Handling: RoboticsALS type auto mounter
Robotics: More Inforobot takes both the ALS-style pucks and the Unipucks. These pucks hold 16 pins each, and there are 12 puck slots in the robot dewar.
Detector: TypeCCD
Detector: ModelADSC Quantum 315r
Detector: Activated for Serviceinfo currently not available
Detector: Removed from Service
Cryo CapabilityOxford Cryostream - 600 series
Cryo Capability DetailsAmbient or ~100 K
Lab FacilitiesBiochemical lab (comprehensive) with all equipment necessary for structural studies. Cold room available. Preferable to reserve in advance.
Software: NameAll common crystallographic packages eg. Mosfilm, DENZO, HKL2000, XDS, CNS, SOLVE, PHENIX, SHARP, O, SnB, BEST, HKL2MAP, etc.
Software: Classification
HardwareCrystal mounting robot. Four Dual Processor Linux machines. Automated sample mouting system
Backup Services8mm tape, DVD's, PC, MAC and LINUX firewire drives.