Beamline Phone Number:
+44 (0) 1235 778707
Acting Principal Beamline Scientist:
Tel: +44 (0) 1235 778926
8th June 2020: Access to MX beamlines is currently operating under new guidelines. Please read carefully.
I03 is one of five macromolecular crystallography (MX) beamlines at Diamond. I03 is a tuneable beamline with a working wavelength range of 0.6 - 2.48 Å. The standard working wavelength is 0.976 Å (12.7 keV) with a focused beam size of 90 x 30 um (FWHM). As with all the MX beamlines, I03 uses SPINE standard pins and Unipucks for cryo-cooled samples.
I03 can provide containment measures for experiments involving biological agents in Hazard Groups 2 and 3.
Please note there are some adjustments required for Data Processing from i03 Eiger Data from mid 2021.
|Standard energy (Å / keV)||0.98 / 12.7|
|Flux at 12.7 keV, focus at sample (ph/s)||1 x 1013|
Beam size options:
90 x 20 µm
20, 50 & 100 µm
|Wavelength range (Å)||0.6 - 2.3|
|Energy range(keV)||5.5 - 25|
|Detector||Eiger2 XE 16M|
|Time to collect 180 ° data set (seconds)||3.2 +|
|No. of pins in dewar||592|
|Sample exchange time (seconds)||18|
|Guide to samples screened/hour (X-ray Centring)||30|
+ 1800 frames, 0.1 ° oscillation at 560Hz
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