Rigaku Presents Latest Crystallography Systems at the 69th American Crystallographic Association Meeting

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Rigaku Oxford Diffraction is exhibitor and sponsor at the 2019 ACA Annual Meeting in Covington

Rigaku XtaLAB Synergy-DW X-ray diffractometer

Rigaku XtaLAB Synergy-DW high-flux dual wavelength diffractometer with HPC detector

“We have an excellent scientific program including the Transactions Symposium on Data Best Practices, keynote lectures and workshops, as well as events geared toward career development for young scientists." - Joe Ferrara, Deputy Director, X-ray Research Laboratory, Rigaku and President of the ACA

Rigaku Oxford Diffraction (ROD) is pleased to announce its attendance at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA), Saturday, July 20, through Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky. Rigaku Oxford Diffraction, a Ruby Sponsor of the event, is presenting their macromolecular and small molecule crystallography instrumentation at booths 206 and 208.

The American Crystallographic Association’s Annual Meeting is among the largest gatherings of crystallographers in the world. It features workshops, information sessions showcasing the latest research and developments in convergent structural science, along with one of the largest exhibit shows in the industry.

Joe Ferrara, Deputy Director, X-ray Research Laboratory, Rigaku Corporation and President of the ACA states that “We have an excellent scientific program including the Transactions Symposium on Data Best Practices, keynote lectures and workshops, as well as events geared toward career development for young scientists. This will be a hot meeting.”

On display at the event will be the Rigaku XtaLAB Synergy-DW dual wavelength X-ray diffractometer with a Hybrid Photon Counting (HPC) detector X-ray detector. The system is a versatile high-flux diffractometer, offering two wavelengths in one compact system for 3D chemical structure analysis. It is configured with a fast and efficient four-circle kappa goniometer that is compatible with a wide range of detectors.

Rigaku will conduct a users’ meeting at 4 pm on Saturday and host a reception on Sunday evening from 7-9:30 PM. A poster session presenting two new scientific posters from Rigaku will take place on Tuesday, from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM.

More information about crystallography systems from Rigaku is available at                        http://oxford-diffraction.com

About Rigaku Oxford Diffraction (ROD)

ROD was formed as the global single crystal business unit of Rigaku Corporation after the acquisition of the former Oxford Diffraction organization from Agilent Technologies in 2015. ROD is a leader in the field of single crystal analysis, both in the field of chemical crystallography as well as well as macromolecular crystallography. Formed in 1951, Rigaku Corporation is a leading analytical instrumentation company based out of Tokyo, Japan.

For further information, contact:

Michael Nelson
Rigaku Global Marketing Group
tel: +1. 512-225-1796
michael.nelson@rigaku.com

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