PILATUS Processing Unit

The PILATUS processing unit (PPU) provides an efficient complement to PILATUS3 detector systems at synchrotron beamlines. Consisting of a high-end server, the PPU provides ample processing power and dedicated software packages, both of which help to eliminate bottlenecks in many of today’s beamline installations.

The fast PILATUS3 detectors are used in combination with the PPU to achieve superior data collection and processing performance.

Easy-to-use and highly efficient, the software packages are designed to meet the needs of high-performance beamlines equipped with PILATUS detectors. These packages offer instantaneous, highly reliable data transfer, lightening-fast data processing, and real-time data visualization and manipulation.

"We are very happy with the performance of PPUs in general. In fact on MX beamlines over the two years of operation we did not miss a single frame, which is radically different from our previous experiences with self-made data management solutions. Our users process nearly all the data on PPUs, XDS basically keeps up with the data collection."

Gleb Burenkov, EMBL, Synchrotron PETRA III at DESY, Germany

PILATUS3 X 6M

PILATUS3 X 6M

The biggest detector system offering instant retrigger technology, sub-millisecond readout time, region-of-interest readout and all other PILATUS3 features.

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PILATUS3 X 2M

PILATUS3 X 2M

The PILATUS3 X 2M detector offers 25x28 cm2 detector surface and frame rates up to 250 Hz for MX and other large area detection applications.

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PILATUS3 X 1M

PILATUS3 X 1M

Large area detector with frame rates of up to 500 Hz for advanced SAXS studies and other diffraction applications.

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PILATUS3 X 300K

PILATUS3 X 300K

The PILATUS3 X detector with the broadest application spectrum. The system has a vacuum option and can be delivered with energy thresholds down to 1600 eV.

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PILATUS3 X 300K-W

PILATUS3 X 300K-W

The ideal WAXS detector with more than 25x3 cm2 detection area and optional vacuum compatibility.

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PILATUS3 X 200K-A

PILATUS3 X 200K-A

Easy-to-use air-cooled system with an active area of 8x7 cm2.

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PILATUS3 X 100K-A

PILATUS3 X 100K-A

The PILATUS3 X 100K-A delivers a 500 Hz, maintenance-free detector system with all advantages of Hybrid Photon Counting technology, but without the need of dry air or water stabilization.

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PILATUS3 X 100K-M

PILATUS3 X 100K-M

The PILATUS3 X 100K-M offers a separate compact and lightweight detector head, which can also be operated in vacuum down to 10-6 mbar and without its entrance window.

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