X-ray diffractometer MiniFlex 600

Trade name
X-ray diffractometer Rigaku MiniFlex 600
Technical description

Rigaku MiniFlex 600 X-ray powder diffractometer with 600W Cu anode.

The desktop-type apparatus is equipped with a theta-2theta goniometer.

Technical parameters:

  • maximum useful power of the X-ray tube – 600W
  • maximum lamp voltage - 40kV
  • maximum lamp current - 15mA
  • Bragg-Brentano optics
  • measuring range - 0.5÷156º 2Ɵ


  • SC scintillation detectors
  • graphite monochromator with curved crystal for CuKα radiation
  • automatic divergence slit
  • 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
  • determining the size of crystallites, structure ordering indicators, unit cell parameters
  • identification of poorly crystalline minerals by DXRD differential X-ray diffraction
  • refining the structure of crystalline phases


Last update date
June 10, 2023, 11:02 p.m.
Year of commissioning
Measurement capabilities
  • Registration of X-ray patterns of powder sample made using the following methods of preparation: top, back, and side loading
  • Registration of X-ray patterns of solid flat, liquid suspensions of different densities, liquids
  • Registration of X-ray patterns of sample:
  • in step-by-step and continuous mode
  • saturated with various types of liquids
X-ray diffractometer MiniFlex Rigaku
X-ray diffractometer MiniFlex Rigaku