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McMaster Analytical X-ray Diffraction Facility (MAX)

MAX is a service, research and teaching laboratory operated jointly by the BIMR and the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.  It is a leader in materials characterization by X-ray diffraction in Canada.  MAX is comprised of state-of-the-art x-ray crystallography infrastructure enabling comprehensive crystallographic studies ranging from routine chemical crystallography, powder phase analysis and Rietveld refinements to reciprocal space analysis, texture analysis, thin film analysis, monitoring phase changes, and solving difficult single crystal structures.