SynchLink provides an interface for structural biology users of Diamond Light Source to view the experimental data generated from the synchrotron beamlines. Designed for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, SynchLink displays strategy and autoprocessing results and presents associated diffraction and snapshot images for your experiments on the go.

Features include:
- a secure login to view your own visits to the beamline
- a condensed summary of your data collections for each visit
- experiment details containing the experimental parameters, strategy and autoprocessing results
- results of energy and fluorescence scans
- crystal snapshot images and download to your iOS device
- diffraction images, including one high resolution image for recent experiments
- editing of comments associated with an experiment
- a search facility to quickly find experiments based on beamline name, image prefix, directory or user-defined comments
- the displayed status of the storage ring by week or by day
- the displayed status of each beamline.
- the operations calendar

What’s New

Version 2.0

- Energy scans and fluorescence scans presented in experiment list
- Summary of molecular replacement results
- Auto-refresh experiments in real time
- Saving diffraction images and other available images
- Protein name and sample are viewable
- Added access to operations calendar
- Autoprocessing result screen redesigned
- Export of autoprocessing results via email
- Clearly marked pipelines for xia2 processing
- Decreased loading time
- No limit to number of loadable visit or data collections
- Various bugs fixed

Ratings and Reviews

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Diamond Light Source Ltd
3.7 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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