Tin (IV) compounds are interesting as potential catalysts and pharmaceuticals due to their biological activity. As part of a drive to understand these compounds, researchers at the Universities of Montreal, Cheikh Anta Diop and Bourgogne determined the crystal structure of a 50 μm crystal of [Sn(C2O4)Cl3(H2O)].(C4H7N2) using a MetalJet X-ray source.
• Crystal size: 0.05 x 0.04 x 0.04 mm3
• R1 = 6.2%
Researchers at the University of Hong Kong determined the crystal structure of a tiny crystal of C23H14F3N3ORh·CF3O3S using a Bruker Diffractometer with MetalJet mounted, using Ga Kα, radiation (λ = 1.34138Å).
Crystal size: 0.04 × 0.01 × 0.01 mm3
Data collection time: 2 hours
R1 = 4.9 %
Application scientists at Bruker AXS used a MetalJet integrated into a Bruker D8 VENTURE diffractometer to successfully determine the absolute configuration of (2S)-(−)-2,2’-Oxybis(octahydro-7,8,8-trimethyl-4,7-methanobenzofuran), a light atom structure, where the heaviest atoms are three oxygen atoms.
• Flack x = 0.024(39) (Parsons‘) • Completeness: 96%
• Crystal size: 0.15 x 0.05 x 0.04 mm3 • Redundancy: 4
• Experiment time: 4 hours • R1 = 3.18%
• Resolution: 0.75 Å
A group of researchers from the University of Montreal recently determined the crystal structure of the heavily absorbing compound [Au(PPh3) (S2CNMe2)] using a MetalJet source integrated into a Bruker D8 VENTURE. The compound was part of a study of materials based on d10 configured gold (I) compounds which have potential application in the area of luminescent sensors.
• Crystal size: 0.08 x 0.04 x 0.04 mm3
• R1 = 3.94
• Absorption coefficient μ (Ga Kα ) = 10.57 mm-1
Extended metal network structures
Researchers at the University of Basel have used a MetalJet mounted on a STOE diffractometer to study the crystal structures of a series of extended three dimensional metal network structures including [Zn2Br4(L)]n. This structure exhibited long unit cell edges and a large unit cell volume of 28133.2(9) Å3.
• a = 35.9593(6) Å • c = 25.1227(3) Å
• b = 35.9593(6) Å • R1= 8.98%