New Pilatus detector delivered

New detector to be installed on beamline 08ID-1 this spring... click title for details!

Ten Years of Crystallography at the CLS

2016 marks 10th anniversary of first crystal diffraction experiment at CMCF... click title for details!

Update on Beamline Upgrades

First phase of upgrades announced for 08ID-1, including new detector and sample changer... click title for details!

Improving antibiotics

Exploring macromolecular machines that may one day produce novel therapeutics...

Nature 529, 239-42

CMCF is an umbrella facility which operates two beamlines, 08ID-1 and 08B1-1, at the Canadian Light Source. Together, both beamlines enable high-resolution structural studies of proteins, nucleic acids and other macromolecules, satisfying the requirements of the most challenging and diverse crystallographic experiments.

  • Beamline 08ID-1 Status: Normal Operations
  • Beamline 08B1-1 Status: Normal Operations

List of Publications »

  • Reid, Joel W. (2016). Powder diffraction data for ferrous gluconate. Powder Diffraction , 1-3. 10.1017/s0885715616000671.
  • Reid, Joel ; Schmidt, Ken ; Warrender, Neil ; Bergen, Erika ; Cutler, Jeffrey; Kerr, Scot; Miner, Kirk (2016). Multifaceted Solution of Analytical Challenges in Complex Oilfield Mat .... SPE Journal . 10.2118/185164-pa.
  • Chiu, Hsien-Chieh; Lu, Xia; Zhou, Jigang; Gu, Lin; Reid, Joel; Gauvin, Raynald; Zaghib, Karim; Demopoulos, George P. (2016). Capacity Fade Mechanism of Li4 Ti5 O12 Nanosheet Anode. Advanced Energy Materials , 1601825. 10.1002/aenm.201601825.