Beamline 31-ID-D: Sector 31 - Insertion Device Beamline

LRL-CAT
Life Sciences

Description

LRL-CAT is dedicated to mail-in macromolecular crystallography. Features of this beamline include high-throughput data collection, automatic evaluation of crystal quality, automatic centering based on loops, and automatic removal of surface ice.

 

Supported Techniques

  • Macromolecular crystallography
  • Single-wavelength anomalous dispersion
  • Single-crystal diffraction

Beamline Controls and Data Acquisition

SPEC on Linux (Certified Scientific Software, http://www.certif.com).  MAR CCD,  Oracle

Detectors

  • Rayonix 225 HE (1.1 seconds readout, 1.7 seconds total deadtime)

Additional Equipment

  • CATS robotic sample changer (540 crystals, MAR/SPINE mount, manual and loop centroid centering)

Local Contacts

Name LAURA L. MORISCO
Phone 630.252.0824
Name JOHN W. KOSS
Phone 630.252.0822
Name STEPHEN R. WASSERMAN
Phone 630.252.3527
Name JORDI BENACH
Phone 630.252.0821

Beamline Specs

Source

3.3 Undulator (Undulator A)

Monochromator Type

Diamond(111)

Energy Range

4.7-28 keV

Resolution (ΔE/E)

1 x 10 -4

Flux (photons/sec)

2 x 1012 @12.4 keV

Beam Size (HxV)

Focused

80µm x 70µm

For additional information see:
http://lrlcat.lilly.com/

Current Status:

Operational/Accepting General Users

Access Mode:

Mail-in