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X-Ray Crystallography

Data collection, structure analysis, and crystallography consultation services.

The X-Ray Crystallography Facility provides services and resources related to X-ray analysis such as single crystal structure analysis for organic, inorganic, metal organic and hybrid materials (indexing, unit cell and structure determinations, absolute structure), powder and multicrystalline X-R-ray diffraction (phase ID, Rietveld analysis, high temperature measurements, thin film measurements, X-ray reflectivity) and also X-ray fluorescence analysis.


Dr. ZellerLocation

Wetherill Chemistry Building - Room 101
(right under the Catalyst Cafe)


Mailing Address

Dr. Matthias Zeller
Purdue University, Department of Chemistry
X-ray Crystallography, Wetherill 101
560 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2084



Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Extended hours upon appointment. For approved users the facility is open 24/7. Please contact Dr. Zeller to schedule training for after hours and weekend access.


Please follow the links below for detailed sample submission instructions:


Single Crystal Diffraction Analysis

Powder / Multicrystalline X-ray Diffraction Analysis


X-ray Fluorescence Analysis


Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

Department of Chemistry, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2084 | Telephone: (765) 494-5200 | Fax: (765) 494-0239

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