X8R consists of two major components;
  • the Proteum Pt135 CCD area detector mounted on a kappa axis goniostat,
  • Bruker KryoFlex cryostat device for cryogenic data collection

    X8R is mounted on the right-hand port of the Bruker Microstar microfocus rotating-anode X-ray generator with Bruker Montel confocal, multi-layer mirrors. .

    The system has been installed in the West Bay of Suite 5263 BIOSCI/MRB III. Requests for instrument time may be made using the on-line tool. New users will need to attend appropriate training arranged through the facility manager.