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ALS - 5.0.3

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Beamline Name 5.0.3
Primary Contact: NameMarc Allaire
Secondary Contact: NameCorie Ralston
Owner/OperatorBerkeley Center for Structural Biology (BCSB)
Status operational
%Time Available (general use)25
Experiments DetailsDivergence at sample 3.0 (h) x 0.4 (v) mrad (user selectable)
Source Details38 pole, 19 period, 16 cm period length wiggler
Spot Size (mm): Height20 to 150um user-adjustable aperture
Spot Size (mm): Width20 to 150um user-adjustable aperture
MonochromatorAsymmetric curved crystal
Crystal TypeSi(220)
MirrorsRh/Pt coated
Flux(PHOTONS/SEC)3.0 x 10^11
Flux Detailsmeasured flux through 100um diameter collimator at 400mA ring current and 1.5mrad divergence
Wavelength Range (Å)Fixed: 1.0
Energy Range (keV)Fixed: 12.4
GoniometerSingle axis; air bearing.
Sample Handling: Manualpin length (16-28 cm), nothing shorter than 16 mm, two theta (-5-30 degrees)
Sample Handling: RoboticsALS type auto mounter
Robotics: More Inforobot takes both the ALS-style pucks and the Unipucks. These pucks hold 16 pins each, and there are 6 puck slots in the robot dewar.
1. Detector: TypeCCD
1. Detector: ModelADSC Quantum 315r
1. Detector: DetailsADSC Quantum 315r
1. Detector: Activated for Service2012-02-01
1. Detector: Removed from Service2022-03-10
2. Detector: TypePIXEL
2. Detector: ModelDECTRIS PILATUS 2M
2. Detector: Activated for Service2022-03-11
2. Detector: Removed from Service
Cryo CapabilityOxford Instruments Cryojet; ~95K to room temperature
Cryo Capability DetailsAmbient or ~100 K
Lab FacilitiesBiochemical lab (comprehensive) with all equipment necessary for structural studies. Cold room available. Preferable to reserve in advance.
Software: NameADSC, HKL2000, CCP4, MosFlm, DENZO, XDS; processing: CCP4, PHENIX, CNS, SOLVE/RESOLVE, etc.
Software: Classification
HardwareCrystal mounting robot. Four Dual Processor Linux. 2Tbyte linux raid storage
Backup ServicesPC,MAC,Linux FireWire drives, 4 & 8mm tape, removable SCSI Hard disk.