Prepare the diffractometer for mounting.
This will bring up another window
that looks like this:
There may or may not be a view of the crystal in the window.
The way this machine is set up,
clicking on "mount" is a dumb idea.
It sends the
goniometer to ĸ= 0, which puts the mounting pin in line with the cold stream, and that is
Why is it bad ? Because frost will
grow on the pin, goniometer head and phi block.
also shrink the mounting pin slightly if one were mounted. This CAN
crystal position to move, and this is NOT
To have any confidence in your data, the crystal HAS
centered and it has to REMAIN
throughout. There are no exceptions here - do not try to invent any
On this machine, ALWAYS
mount from an
Click on the " \ " button
- the one below the "top" button.
The diffractometer is now ready for
mounting a crystal.
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