X-Ray Diffraction (Powder, Thin Film and SAXS)

RIGAKU is a world leader in the design and manufacture of X-ray analytical equipment, providing X-ray diffraction and scattering instruments for the non-destructive characterisation of material properties. Rigaku’s vast experience and extensive product range allows the user to carry out detailed analysis of a wide range of materials for both in depth research or industrial quality control.

Powder X-Ray diffraction (PXRD) equipment for:
– Phase Identification (Qualitative)
– Quantitative Analysis (Rietveld analysis)
– RIR (internal and external standards)
– Crystal structure determination
– Small Angle scattering (SAXS)
– PDF analysis (total scattering)
– Combined XRD-DSC
– In-situ high and low temperature analysis

A unique 5 circle goniometer for thin film analysis includes:
– X-ray Reflectometry (XRR)
– High Resolution X-Ray Diffraction (HRXRD)
– Reciprocal Space Mapping (RSM)
– Residual Stress Measurements
-Texture (pole figures)
– In-situ high and low temperature analysis.

MiniFlex – Benchtop XRD

MiniFlex offers a wide range of flexibility in the newly-launched 6th Generation benchtop XRD system. With the choice of a 600 watts or 300 watts X-ray tube (no external chiller required), it makes an ideal system for qualitative or quantitative analysis. Features of the new 6th Generation MiniFlex include:• High speed silicon strip detector as standard• 2D detector option with the HyPix400–MF: the latest HPAD detector for 0D, 1D and 2D measurement• 8 position sample changer The MiniFlex X-ray diffractometer is a multipurpose analytical instrument that can determine:• phase identification and quantification• percent (%) crystallinity• crystallite size and strain• lattice…

SmartLab – High Resolution XRD

Launched in 2018 the New Rigaku Smartlab is a novel high resolution Diffractometer (XRD). The new Smartlab continues to build on the excellent success of the previous version and incorporates a number of new features including the new SmartLab Studio II software that includes the Rigaku intelligent User Guidance software. The software guides the user through the various steps required to perform different experiments. Features include:• Available with and in-plane arm (5-axis goniometer) for thin film work• Highest flux X-ray source: PhotonMax 9kW• HyPix-3000 high energy resolution 2D HPAD detector• New CBO family, with fully automated beam switchable CBO-Auto and…

SmartLab SE XRD

The new Smartlab SE is a new mid-range, cost effective and highly-versatile automated multipurpose X-ray diffractometer from Rigaku. It features:• 3kW sealed tube with Bragg-Brentano, parallel and divergent beam optics• high speed detector• semiconductor detector as standard component• selectable D, 1D & 2-D detector• low cost and improved performance. The new Smartlab Studio II for measuring and data processing:• consolidates all data processing packages into one area• enables automatic user guidance function for rapid instrument setup• allows single or 3-phase power optionsprovides a wide range of sample attachments to meet demanding applications:• SAXS• USAXS• micro-area• capillary, battery and non-ambient attachments….