ID23-2: Gemini - Macromolecular Crystallography


ID23-2 is a fixed energy beamline dedicated to MX. ID23-2 offers a standard MX sample environment, but with a focused microbeam (8x6 micron).
Status:  open


  • Life Sciences


  • Macromolecular crystallography


  • MX - macromolecular crystallography
  • Microbeam

Energy range

  • 14.2 - 14.2  keV

Beam size

  • Minimum (H x V) : 8.0 x 5.0  µm²
  • Maximum (H x V) : 8.0 x 5.0  µm²

Sample environments

  • Minidiffractometer


  • Mar/Rayonix 3x3 Mosaic 225

Technical details

This beamline offer diffraction data collection on microcrystalline MX samples and on fine needle MX samples, as well as determination of the region of highest diffraction quality from larger MX samples.