Since its inception in 1951, Rigaku has been at the forefront of analytical and industrial instrumentation technology. Today, with hundreds of major innovations to their credit, the Rigaku Group of Companies are world leaders in the fields of protein and small molecule X-ray crystallography, general X-ray diffraction (XRD and PXRD), X-ray spectrometry (EDXRF and WDXRF), X-ray optics, semiconductor metrology, Raman spectroscopy, laser induced breakdown (LIBS) spectrometry, automation, computed tomography, nondestructive testing, and thermal analysis.
Chief Spectroscopic Techniques Supported
Laser induced breakdown (LIBS) spectrometry
Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF)
Wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF)
Related: X-ray diffraction (XRD)
Related: X-ray reflectometry (XRR)
Cement, petroleum, mining, refining, pulp and paper, wood treating, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, forensics, homeland security, defense, aerospace, energy, metals and alloys, life sciences, polymers and plastics, inks and dyes, cosmetics, nanomaterials, photovoltaics, semiconductors, chemistry, geology and minerals, physics, teaching, and academy.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Rigaku is a global organization with offices, laboratories, and production facilities around the world. Major production facilities are located in Auburn Hills, Michigan; Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Carlsbad, California; Osaka, Japan; Prague, Czech Republic; Tokyo, Japan; Wroclaw Poland ;Tucson, Arizona; The Woodlands, Texas; and Yamanashi, Japan.