September 20, 2018 - News

Christian Brönnimann one step from Entrepreneur of the Year

DECTRIS CEO Christian Brönnimann has reached the final of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Established by the ... Read more

September 19, 2018 - News

Beijing and Shanghai Synchrotron User Meetings

By sharing expertise in our customers' language, Unite Technology made our presence at the Beijing and Shanghai ... Read more

September 17, 2018 - Success Story

Charpak-Ritz Prize for Roland Horisberger

This year's Charpak-Ritz Prize was awarded to Professor Roland Horisberger for his pioneering work on 2D semiconductor ... Read more

September 13, 2018 - Success Story

Your story: Magnetic investigations at neutron and synchrotron sources

Ankita Singh, a DECTRIS-sponsored student at this year's HERCULES School, introduces you to magnetic structures Read more

August 14, 2018 - News

Hefei Light Source User Meeting

Scientific achievements and future developments were in focus at the 2018 Hefei Light Source User Meeting where Unite ... Read more

July 31, 2018 - News

Mosflm processes EIGER data directly

Intuitive processing of EIGER data saved in HDF5 is now possible with Mosflm without prior image format conversions. Read more

July 13, 2018 - News

DECTRIS detector upgrades for mardtb users

Restore the value of your diffractometer with an EIGER or PILATUS detector. Read more

July 9, 2018 - News

First results with EIGER2 X CdTe

Scientists at beamline ID27 at ESRF were the first to test an EIGER2 X CdTe prototype at high energies. Read more

July 3, 2018 - News

A look back at SRI 2018

SRI was one of the highlights of our year. You packed our lunchtime seminar to hear about EIGER2 X CdTe and made our ... Read more

June 28, 2018 - Success Story

EIGER R 4M empowers crystallographers

Three very different laboratories have upgraded their diffractometers to make exciting science possible and improve ... Read more

June 20, 2018 - News

Third DECTRIS Sales Workshop

Thirteen OEM representatives joined us to learn how the EIGER2 R 500K can help deliver better data to the end user. Read more

June 12, 2018 - News


The new EIGER2 X CdTe series of detectors brings high spatial resolution to high photon energies Read more

May 18, 2018 - Success Story

Featured laboratory: X-ray crystallography at UCSD

The X-ray crystallography facility at UCSD has recently installed an EIGER R 1M detector. How are they getting on with ... Read more

May 11, 2018 - Success Story

Featured laboratory: MPI for Solid State Research

Three MYTHEN2 3K and one MYTHEN2 2K in a single lab. An amazing group to run them! Read more

April 24, 2018 - Success Story

Stopping the spiral of waste

Billions of plastic bottles could be properly recycled with the help of a PET-degrading enzyme whose structure has just ... Read more

March 27, 2018 - Success Story

DECTRIS Award winner - Heinzelmännchen analyse X-ray images

A researcher group from Göttingen is using consumer-grade computers to cope with big data, produced with DECTRIS ... Read more

March 19, 2018 - News

Unite Technology becomes DECTRIS certified service partner

Unite Technology, our distributor in China, visited us in February. They trained extensively in the commissioning, use ... Read more

February 28, 2018 - Success Story

Featured Synchrotron - Synchrotron Thailand

Thailand is famous for food, beaches and beautiful people. We went there for an even better reason. Read more

February 26, 2018 - News

SHIMADZU and DECTRIS announce supply agreement for MYTHEN2 R 1K detectors

Shimadzu and DECTRIS signed a frame contract regarding the delivery of MYTHEN2 R 1K detectors for SHIMADZU’s X-ray ... Read more

February 15, 2018 - Success Story

Improving laboratory X-ray spectrometers with MYTHEN

Two laboratory spectrometers cover everything: X-ray emission and absorption, high energy resolution, in situ studies, ... Read more

January 31, 2018 - News

DECTRIS Award 2018

After many years of supporting crystallography education, we're proud to launch DECTRIS award as an additional way of ... Read more

January 29, 2018 - Success Story

High resolution in situ PXRD studies in a lab? In two shots, please!

High spatial and diffraction resolution, in a one-step scan. In situ. In a lab. Because your sample is worth it. Read more

January 22, 2018 - News

DECTRIS CEO a winner of the year

DECTRIS President and CEO Christian Brönnimann was picked as the winner of the year in the category Business Leaders ... Read more

December 5, 2017 - News

ALBULA API now available for Windows

ALBULA with its Python API is a free, versatile image viewer and manipulation software with a powerful application ... Read more

November 30, 2017 - News


DECTRIS wins the Prix SVC Northern Switzerland, the most important prize for SMEs in Switzerland. Read more

November 16, 2017 - News

Nicolas Pilet starts at DECTRIS as Account Manager Specific Solutions

The DECTRIS Marketing and Sales is pleased to welcome Nicolas Pilet as Account Manager Specific Solutions in the team. Read more

November 16, 2017 - News

Johannes Durzok joins DECTRIS as Head of Sales

We are happy to announce that Johannes Durzok joined us on October 16th as Head of Sales. Read more

November 15, 2017 - Success Story

Featured Beamline: MASSIF-1 at the ESRF

Fully automated beamline MASSIF-1 at the ESRF is democratizing data collection by letting small groups succeed with big ... Read more

November 8, 2017 - News

IUCr - DECTRIS delivers full experience

Are ten weeks a reasonable time span before looking back on an event as overwhelming as the IUCr Congress? Sure. You ... Read more

October 30, 2017 - Success Story

High-Energy detector commissioned at PETRA III

DESY, Hamburg, now owns a unique high-energy X-ray detector with holes. This first customized CdTe detector from DECTRIS Read more

October 26, 2017 - Success Story

A challenger to PILATUS

Nearly half of the 8292 X-ray structures released by the PDB so far this year are based on PILATUS data. The rise of ... Read more

September 13, 2017 - News

DECTRIS introduces Spectral Efficiency

Image each photon at its true color - High quality and precision imaging leads us to the heart of every X-ray imaging ... Read more

September 12, 2017 - Success Story

mardtb at Barkla Lab upgraded with EIGER R 4M

The Barkla X-ray Laboratory of Biophysics at the University of Liverpool is home to the first EIGER R 4M operated on a ... Read more

August 23, 2017 - News

Hybrid Photon Counting for laboratory XRD without compromises

DECTRIS launches the new EIGER2 R 500K HPC detector featuring small pixels, large active area, and dual energy ... Read more

August 23, 2017 - News

EIGER2 X - Discover the true potential of your beamline

The EIGER2 X detector series combines the advantages of the PILATUS3 retrigger functionality with the high spatial ... Read more

August 21, 2017 - Success Story

Electron Nanocrystallography

To efficiently develop new active pharmaceutical ingredients and obtain approval, researchers require the exact ... Read more

May 25, 2017 - News

DECTRIS goes west

DECTRIS USA is approaching. We are preparing the setup and offices in Philadelphia. DECTRIS USA will support our ... Read more

May 25, 2017 - News

New Head of Support & Commissioning

Pascal Hofer moves to Philadelphia and Sascha Grimm takes over his position as Head of Support & Commissioning. He ... Read more

May 18, 2017 - News

SESAME Opening Ceremony

The whole world congratulates. A long obstacle race that featured collapsed roof, (non)diplomatic relations, banking ... Read more

March 29, 2017 - News

10,000 PILATUS structures in PDB

The 10,000th structure determined with PILATUS data has been released by the PDB. Nicholas Pearce wins a trip for two ... Read more

March 23, 2017 - News

Win a trip up Mount Pilatus

If you determined your structure with PILATUS data and have it released by the PDB next week, you might be the lucky ... Read more

March 14, 2017 - News

Process EIGER data with XDS fast

NEGGIA, the first plugin for XDS, enables direct and highly efficient reading of EIGER HDF5 data for accelerated ... Read more

February 2, 2017 - Success Story

Hitting new highs

In 2016, PILATUS and EIGER users determined more wonderful structures than ever before. In this compilation of your ... Read more

January 31, 2017 - Success Story

Electrons are the new photons

After succeeding in high-end synchrotron radiation detection, EIGER X has now been shown to count electrons, too. ... Read more

January 26, 2017 - Success Story

High on EIGER

Two structures of the human cannabinoid receptor CB1 have been solved with data from EIGER X 16M and PILATUS3 6M ... Read more

January 24, 2017 - News

Now detecting electrons too!

Having transformed X-ray detection, DECTRIS aims to improve detectors for electron microscopy, a new market we have ... Read more

January 20, 2017 - Success Story

Diamonds are a PILATUS’ best friends

When it comes to elucidating new insights by X-ray diffraction, diamonds, a PILATUS detector, and a Rigaku Oxford ... Read more

December 22, 2016 - News


For the third consecutive year DECTRIS exhibited at the Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America ... Read more

December 20, 2016 - News

All I want for Christmas is PILATUS

Ever heard of “Indisputable existence of Santa Claus”? Can mathematics prove the existence of Santa? And if he ... Read more

December 14, 2016 - News

Firmware 4.1 for MYTHEN2 released

DECTRIS is pleased to announce the latest firmware version for the MYTHEN2 detector series. Read more

December 12, 2016 - News

DECTRIS achieves ISO 9001 Quality Management Certification

The high quality of our detectors and customer service is one of the pillars of DECTRIS’ success. The ISO 9001:2015 ... Read more

December 5, 2016 - News

EIGER X 500K Synchrotron Series

DECTRIS is proud to introduce the EIGER X 500K. With frame rates up to 9000 Hz, it is the fastest HPC detector. Read more

December 1, 2016 - News

DECTRIS AppLab opens

The DECTRIS application and training lab opens for intramural research and collaborations with interested ... Read more

November 23, 2016 - Success Story

Collecting data with passion

Serviced crystallography accelerates structure determination in the pharmaceutical industry. Read more

November 21, 2016 - Success Story

Pi computed to 22.4 trillion digits

DECTRIS smashes old world record for precision of pi To test a powerful new server, DECTRIS has determined pi to 22.4 ... Read more

November 14, 2016 - News

Debye-Rietveld celebration, Amsterdam 2016: Bringing it all back home

The Dutch Crystallographic Society invited experts to review how these groundbreaking equations and their ... Read more

October 28, 2016 - News


DECTRIS held its second Sales Workshop for OEM partners at the end of October. After concentrating on area detectors at ... Read more

September 28, 2016 - News

DECTRIS celebrates ten years

Last weekend, DECTRIS employees and their families gathered with users and partners to celebrate the tenth anniversary ... Read more

September 6, 2016 - Success Story

Ultrafine Phi-Slicing maximizes EIGER MX Data Quality

A paper in Acta Crystallographica Section D demonstrates the superior data quality the can be obtained with EIGER and ... Read more

August 4, 2016 - Success Story

Seeing progress towards a vaccine against Zika virus

EIGER X 9M debuts with a crystal structure of Zika virus envelope protein bound to a cross-reactive neutralizing ... Read more

July 23, 2016 - News

PILATUS3 R CdTe laboratory series

DECTRIS introduces the PILATUS3 R CdTe detector series for high-energy X-ray applications in the laboratory at the ACA ... Read more

June 24, 2016 - News

DECTRIS Sales Workshop

The first workshop for OEM partners was held at DECTRIS new premises and was much appreciated by all participants. Read more

June 3, 2016 - News

DECTRIS strengthens its network in China

DECTRIS is delighted to announce Beijing Unite Technology Limited as our main partner for sales and support in China. Read more

May 31, 2016 - Success Story

Featured beamline: BM01A @ ESRF

The versatile PILATUS@SNBL diffraction platform - one for all (and all for one) Read more

May 19, 2016 - Success Story

White Paper: EIGER in biological crystallography

DECTRIS has just published a White Paper on the use of EIGER detectors in biological crystallography. Read more

May 6, 2016 - Success Story

Structure of CRISPR-Cpf1 determined from EIGER X 16M data

The crystal structure of CRISRP-Cpf1 in complex with guide RNA and target DNA was solved from data collected with an ... Read more

April 22, 2016 - Success Story

First EIGER structure in PDB

The first protein structure solved from diffraction data collected with an EIGER detector has been released by the PDB. Read more

April 13, 2016 - News

Stresstech and DECTRIS team up to deliver HPC technology for stress applications

Baden/Jyväskylä, April 2016: Stresstech Oy and DECTRIS Ltd. announce an agreement for the supply of Hybrid ... Read more

February 2, 2016 - Success Story

A great year for macromolecular crystallographers

Data from PILATUS detectors is over-represented among the highest-impact research compared to the PDB overall. Our ... Read more

January 27, 2016 - News

DECTRIS - TEO Partnership

DECTRIS is pleased to announce the partnership with Titan Electro-Optics Co., Ltd. (TEO) - as one of our main ... Read more


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