X-ray diffractometer SmartLab 9kW

Trade name
X-ray diffractometer Rigaku SmartLab 9kW
Technical description


Rigaku SmartLab X-ray powder diffractometer with rotating Cu anode with a power of 9 kW.

The device is equipped with a precise theta-theta goniometer, adjusted by a computer control system.

Technical parameters:

  • maximum useful power of the X-ray tube - 9kW
  • maximum lamp voltage - 45kV
  • maximum lamp current - 200mA
  • a theta-theta goniometer with a radius of 30 cm
  • Bragg-Brentano and parallel optics
  • slits set by computer control system
  • measuring range - 0.5÷156º 2Ɵ


  • SC scintillation and D/tex Ultra strip detectors
  • monochromators suitable for the type of detectors for CuKα radiation
  • HTK 1200 high-temperature camera
  • camera with variable, stabilized CHC humidity
  • milli-area diffraction system
  • SAXS low-angle scattering measurement system
  • automatic sample changer
  • special holder for preparations of clay samples
Conditions for providing infrastructure

- according to the regulations listed on the laboratory's website: http://wydzlab.agh.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Regulamin-WLBFSTiG.pdf
- scientific and research cooperation with AGH units and other domestic and foreign scientific units
- cooperation within the projects of NCN, NCBiR, cooperation with industry and under contracts

Type of accreditation / certificate:
Not applicable
Access type
Research capabilities


  • X-ray qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • analysis of clay minerals with a mixed-layer structure
  • determination of the size of crystallites, structure ordering indicators, unit cell parameters
  • identification of poorly crystalline minerals by DXRD differential X-ray diffraction
  • determination of the mass absorption coefficients using the direct method
  • the structure refinement of crystalline phases
Last update date
June 10, 2023, 11:02 p.m.
Year of commissioning
Measurement capabilities
  • X-ray registration of powder sample  made using the following methods top, back and side loading
  • X-ray registration  of solid flat, suspensions, liquids:
  • in step by step and continuous mode
  • in a vacuum and in the environment of various gases
  • at various temperatures up to 1200ºC
  • at different relative humidity
  • saturated with various types of liquids
X-ray diffractometer SmartLab Rigaku
X-ray diffractometer SmartLab Rigaku