- Overview: Our facility offers both single crystal and powder X-ray analysis, ranging from simple bulk powder analysis through to crystal structure solution and refinement.
- Contact name: Dr Chris Pask, Experimental Officer
- Phone: +44 (0)113 343 4658
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our facility offers both single crystal and powder X-ray analysis, ranging from simple bulk powder analysis through to crystal structure solution and refinement.
- Qualitative phase analysis
- Degree of crystallinity
- Nanoparticle size analysis
Single crystal diffraction
- Unit cell determination
- Variable Temperature crystal structure solution and analysis
- Determination of absolute stereochemistry
- Preparation of reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals
Bruker D2 Phaser
- Single source Cu-Kα (1.5406 Å) diffractometer equipped with a LynxEye detector configured in Bragg-Brentano geometry with scanning range 5-100° 2θ.
- Dual-source Mo-Kα (0.7107 Å)/Cu-Kα (1.5406 Å) diffractometer equipped with an Atlas CCD detector and four-circle kappa geometry goniometer. Data can be collected between 80 and 400 K using an Oxford Cryosystems 700 series Cryostream and down to 30 K using an Oxford Cryosystems Helix.
- Materials science
- Organic chemistry
- Inorganic/organometallic chemistry
- Pharmaceutical/medicinal chemistry
Examples of previous work:
- Complex Phase Behaviour and Structural Transformations of Metal‐Organic Frameworks with Mixed Rigid and Flexible Bridging Ligands. H. D. J. Arkawazi, R. Clowes, A. I. Cooper, T. Konno, N. Kuwamara, C. M. Pask and M. J. Hardie, Chemistry – A European Journal, 2018, 25, 1353-1362.
- Tris(rhenium fac-tricarbonyl) Polypyridine Functionalized Cyclotriguaiacylene Ligands with Rich and Varied Emission. F. L. Thorp-Greenwood, V. E. Pritchard, M. P. Coogan and M. J. Hardie, Organometallics, 2016, 35, 1632-1642.
- Copper coordination polymers from cavitand ligands: hierarchical spaces from cage and capsule motifs, and other topologies. F. L. Thorp-Greenwood, T. K. Ronson and M. J. Hardie, Chemical Science, 2015, 6, 5779-5792.
- An infinite chainmail of M6L6 metallacycles featuring multiple Borromean links. F. L. Thorp-Greenwood, A. N. Kulak and M. J. Hardie, Nature Chemistry, 2015, 7, 526-531.
Who can use the facility?
Trained users may collect and process their own data, and we offer two levels of service: data collection only; or data collection with subsequent processing. To make an enquiry please contact Dr Chris Pask, email@example.com.