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3D Printed Mesh Holder for Serial Crystallography (IN-19-083)

This invention describes a holder that was specifically designed to hold a mesh and sample solution in a simple, reliable, cost effective, and user-friendly way.
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US Patent 16/903,601
  • 3D Printed Mesh Holder for Serial Crystallography (IN-19-083)

The invention describes a new sample holder for serial crystallography that utilizes a magnetic compression ring to immobilize sample fluids between mesh. Advantages of the new technology include, compatibility with standard single crystallography mounting equipment, 3D printable, minimal assembly required, high reusability, and cost effective.