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Operational experience of a large-area x-ray camera for protein crystallography
Author(s): Istvan Naday; R. Sanishvili; A. Joachimiak; Edwin M. Westbrook; Anthony R. Jorden; Paul W. Loeffen
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Paper Abstract

After 3 years experience of operating very large area (210 mm X 210 mm) CCD-based detectors at the Advanced Photon Source, operational experience is reported. Four such detectors have been built, two for Structural Biology Center (APS-1 and SBC-2), one for Basic Energy Sciences Synchrotron Radiation Center (Gold-2) at Argonne National Laboratory's Advanced Photon Source and one for Osaka University by Oxford Instruments, for use at Spring 8 (PX-210). The detector is specifically designed as a high resolution and fast readout camera for macromolecular crystallography. Design trade-offs for speed and size are reviewed in light of operational experience and future requirements are considered. Operational data and examples of crystallography data are presented, together with plans for future development.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3774, Detectors for Crystallography and Diffraction Studies at Synchrotron Sources, (6 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.367124
Show Author Affiliations
Istvan Naday, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
R. Sanishvili, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
A. Joachimiak, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Edwin M. Westbrook, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Anthony R. Jorden, Oxford Instruments (United Kingdom)
Paul W. Loeffen, Oxford Instruments (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3774:
Detectors for Crystallography and Diffraction Studies at Synchrotron Sources
George W. Fraser; Edwin M. Westbrook; Gareth E. Derbyshire, Editor(s)

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