USF & NSF's ChemMatCARS University of Chicago Small Molecule Crystallography School

April 26-28, University of South Florida, Tampa, US.

Scientific Program

9:00 – 9:50 10:00 - 10:50 11:00 - 11:50 12:00 - 1:30 1:45 - 3:45 4:00 - 6:00
Thursday Introduction to crystallography and single crystal X-ray diffraction (1) Introduction to crystallography and single crystal X-ray diffraction (2) Equipment.
Crystal handling.
Data collection.
Lunch Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction Data collection and processing with Apex3. Demonstration in the lab.
Friday Structure Solution / Refinement with OLEX2 Refinement / disorder with OLEX2 Problems and pitfalls in structural analysis Lunch Hands-on Practice – Structure Solution and Refinement. Bring your own laptop with Olex2 installed and Shelx programs (XL, XS, XT) on the computer.
Saturday Synchrotron Sources and its application in advanced crystallography TBA Finalizing the structure / Data validation with Platon CheckCIF.
Preparation of data for publication/CSD
Lunch Departures