Discussion List Archives

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[SA_scat] about RAT and Fixed tube x-ray generator


I am interested to learn about merits and demerits of present generation 
Rotating Anode Target (RAT) x-ray generator for SAXS in transmission geometry. I 
heard that beam stability of x-rays produced by RAT is very poor  due to that it 
hampers the resolution of SAXS and it consumes huge power. 

Advances in fixed tube x-ray generators coupled with advanced x-ray mirrors 
produces high brilliance x-rays. is this flux density really comparable with 
modern RAT x-ray generators.

 With your  experience, which x-ray generator is best, RAT or fixed tube. 

With best regards and your advise is greatly acknowledged. 

sa_scat mailing list

Reply to: [list | sender only]
International Union of Crystallography

Scientific Union Member of the International Science Council (admitted 1947). Member of CODATA, the ISC Committee on Data. Partner with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in the International Year of Crystallography 2014.

International Science Council Scientific Freedom Policy

The IUCr observes the basic policy of non-discrimination and affirms the right and freedom of scientists to associate in international scientific activity without regard to such factors as ethnic origin, religion, citizenship, language, political stance, gender, sex or age, in accordance with the Statutes of the International Council for Science.