Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction (SC-XRD)


The standard for versatility

Strongest X-ray sources

Largest X-ray detectors


The world's best diffraction solution

6 × 10¹¹ X-rays/mm²s
flux density
The world's most intense home X-ray source
up to 280 cm²
active area
Largest available home-lab detector
>70 %
of all published structures from 2015-2018
From the market leader in crystallography

D8 VENTURE - the Standard for Quality and Versatility in Single Crystal XRD

The D8 VENTURE provides a more spacious enclosure for your experiment with more room for rotating anode, liquid metal jet and dual wavelengths solutions. All systems feature the revolutionary PHOTON III photon-counting detector. The D8 VENTURE offers highest experimental flexibility, with excellent sample accessibility and visibility. It is engineered with high modularity from best-in-class components and is available in popular all-air-cooled configurations. Easy upgradeability protects your investment with maximum flexibility for future extensions.

  • PHOTON II detector with CPAD technology
  • PHOTON III photon counting detector with mixed mode technology
  • Sealed tube X-ray sources
  • IµS 3.0 and IµS DIAMOND microfocus X-ray sources - tailored to the needs of modern crystallography
  • Microfocus TXS Rotating Anode
  • METALJET liquid metal X-ray source
  • Advanced safety enclosures
  • FIXED-CHI or KAPPA Goniometer
  • APEX4 - the most comprehensive software suite for chemical crystallography
  • PROTEUM3 - now with data processing pipeline for structural biology



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We provide:

  • Help desk support from highly-skilled troubleshooting professionals, to isolate and resolve hard- and software problems
  • Web-based remote instrument service for service diagnosis and applications support
  • Merged reality support – a virtual engineer at your side (video)
  • Planned maintenance, according to your requirement
  • Customer on-site repair and maintenance service
  • Spare parts availability typically over night or within a few working days worldwide
  • Compliance services for installation qualification, operational qualification / performance verification
  • Site planning and relocation
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