The PILATUS3 X 300K-W with its elongated rectangular area is perfectly suited for WAXS and powder diffraction. The extremely slim profile of the housing allows you to position the detector close to the direct beam and results in an ideal detector for measuring the WAXS signal in a SAXS/WAXS setup. Like the 300K, the PILATUS3 X 300K-W also features vacuum compatibility as an option.

Specifications PILATUS3 X 300K-W

Number of detector modules (W x H) 3 x 1
Sensitive area (width x height) [mm²] 253.7 x 33.5
Pixel size [µm²] 172 x 172
Total number of pixels 1475 x 195 = 287,625
Gap width: hor. / ver. [pixel] 7 / -
Inactive area [%] 0.9
Defective pixels < 0.03%
Maximum frame rate [Hz] 500
Readout time [ms] 0.95
Point-spread function 1 pixel (FWHM)
Threshold energy [keV] 2.7 - 18
Maximum count rate [phts/s/pixel] 1 · 10⁷
Counter depth [bit] 20 bits (1,048,575 counts)
Power consumption [W] 36
Dimensions (W x H x D) [mm³] 280 x 62 x 296
Weight [kg] 7.0
Module cooling Water-cooled
Electronics cooling Water-cooled
External trigger / gate 5V TTL


All specifications are subject to change without notice.


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