The UCR ACIF X-Ray Facility offers the following services:
Single-crystal diffraction experiment
Mo (0.71 Å) or Cu (1.54 Å) radiation
80-400K sample temperature.
Samples mounted in Paratone oil on X-ray-transparent mounts or glued on glass fibers
Determination of absolute configuration
Generally requires at least one oxygen or heavier atom per 10 carbon/nitrogen atoms
Protein crystal screening and data collection
Transmission-mode powder diffraction experiment
Very little sample required
Samples mounted in capillaries or in oil on X-ray-transparent mounts
All charges listed are UCR internal rates for work by facility personnel.
External academic and commercial samples welcome, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information and rates.
Unit cell determination or crystal face indexing
Members: $75, Non-Members: $150
Also can include a low-resolution structure ID/connectivity check.
Members: $200, Non-Members: $400
Data collection and preliminary structure without final write-up.
Full structure determination
Members: $300, Non-Members: $600
Data collection; structure determination and refinement; and final write-up including experimental and refinement details, checkCIF report, and relevant tables for publication.
Please email email@example.com if you would like to be contacted when user training becomes available.
Last updated: January 28, 2021