Macromolecular Crystallography 14.1

Macromolecular Crystallography station of BL14.1


The beamline BL 14.1 is a tuneable energy beamline for macromolecular crystallography. This beamline has a high level of automation and can perform X-ray diffraction experiments of very small crystals down to 15 micrometers.

Please find in the table below the characteristic of the MX station at beamline 14.1.

For more details visit our MX website.

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Crystallography (biological macromolecules)

Assigned to beamline(s)

Energy rangePolarisation
MX 14.1 5 - 15.5 keVhorizontal
Station data
Temperature range 100 - 293 K
Pressure Range ambient
Detector • X-fluorescence detector: Amptec X 1-2-3 SDD
• Pixel-detector: Pilatus3 S 6M
Manipulators CATS sample changer
Sample holder compatibility see:

Supported Sample Holders and Vials

For details contact the station manager.
Remote Access
Goniometer Microdiffractometer MD2 with Minikappa goniometer MK3

BL 14.1 supports the following experimental techniques:

  • De novo structure solution using MAD, SAD 
  • High throuput screening
  • Long wavelength phasing
  • UV radiation damage phasing
  • in-situ plate screening