Bruker AXS and DECTRIS Announce Supply Agreement for HPC Detector Technology

Bruker AXS and DECTRIS Announce Supply Agreement for HPC Detector Technology (PresseBox) (Karlsruhe, Germany and Baden, Switzerland, ) Bruker AXS and DECTRIS Ltd. today announced an agreement for the supply of Hybrid Photon Counting (HPC) pixel detectors for Bruker’s X-ray diffraction (XRD) business.

“We have chosen DECTRIS as a supplier because of its high-performance, reliable, and proven HPC detector technology and high-volume production capacity”, says Frank Burgaezy, President of Bruker AXS. “The combination of our world-class technologies will benefit customers in a wide range of demanding applications such as micro-high-resolution diffraction (HRXRD), grazing incidence small angle X-ray scattering (GISAXS) and kinetic studies’’

“DECTRIS is pleased to supply state-of-the-art HPC detectors to Bruker, a global leader in X-ray technology with a long tradition of innovation”, states Christian Broennimann, CEO of DECTRIS. “We are excited by the performance of our noise-free PILATUS3 detector combined with the cutting-edge D8 DISCOVER diffraction solutions.”

The PILATUS3 R 100K-A 2D X-ray detector for the D8 DISCOVER diffraction solutions was announced today at the Japan Analytical & Scientific Instrument Show 2015 (JASIS).

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