The widest range of X-ray source compatibility

The 1Der detector offers automatic control of energy window for ease of use in changing and optimizing detector settings to obtain fluorescence-free, super sharp data for any X-ray energy, namely Ag, Mo, Cu, Co, Fe, Mn, Cr.

  • Phase identification and high throughput screening
  • Standardless quantification of mixtures of phases
  • Refinement of crystal structures
  • Phase transitions at non-ambient conditions in combination with our in-situ stages
  • Residual stress, texture and phase identification of metals and alloys
  • Operando measurements on working batteries and electrochemical cells
  • High energy transmission and reflection measurements such as total scattering for pair distribution function (PDF) analysis
  • Powder diffraction from large unit cell crystals
  • Thin film studies


Technical specifications: 1Der
Window size9 mm x 15 mm
Efficiency Cu Kα> 94%
Efficiency Mo Kα38%
99% Linearity range0 – 1.7 106 cps – Overall
Energy resolution around Cu Kα<5% (typical performance ~340 eV)
Maximum count rate38.4 106 cps - Overall
Maximum background<0.4 cps - Overall
Strip size70 µm
Total number of strips127
Active length9 mm
Smallest step size0.0021º 2θ at 240 mm goniometer radius
Supported wavelengthsAg, Mo, Cu, Co, Fe, Mn, Cr
K-alpha to k-Beta switchYes