uMontréal acquires next-generation x-ray diffractometer

February 18, 2014

The Université de Montréal has acquired the world's first next-generation x-ray diffractometer, which will be used to analyze the molecular structure of materials. The instrument, which will be installed by the end of February, is part of a $5.6-million infrastructure project at uMontréal funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the Quebec government, and other partners. “Not only is the laboratory essential for the success of our own innovative materials research program, but it will also benefit all researchers in Quebec through our open facility that will provide access to this unique instrument,” says Chemistry Professor Michel Lafleur, who will lead the project. uMontreal News Release