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Beamline Name A1
Primary Contact: NameDavid Schuller
Secondary Contact: NameMarian Szebenyi
Owner/OperatorCHESS/MacCHESS
StatusOperational
%Time Available (general use)20
ExperimentsMONOCHROMATIC
Experiments DetailsTwo fixed energies, 19.6 and 32.5 keV
ServicesHigh quality data collection
Services DetailsMail-in and remote data collection available
Source TypeINSERTION DEVICE
Source DetailsCornell Compact Undulator
Spot Size (mm): Height0.1
Spot Size (mm): Width0.1
MonochromatorLaue single crystal
Crystal Typediamond
Mirrorswhite beam collimating mirror in front of the beam
Flux(PHOTONS/SEC) x 10^
Flux Details
Wavelength Range (Å)0.38 - 0.63
Energy Range (keV)19.6 - 32.5
GoniometerSingle-axis ABTech air bearing with phi horizontal rotation axis.
Sample Handling: RoboticsNone
Detector: TypeCCD
Detector: ModelADSC QUANTUM 210
Detector: Activated for Service2001-12-01
Detector: Removed from Service2014-09-01
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: ClassificationControl/collection
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 available.