new webLOGO 190 x103

X-ray Wizards

An X-ray Diffraction Service Laboratory


X-ray Wizards offers the highest quality x-ray diffraction services on the market today. We have provided superior service to our customers and have assisted them in achieving their goals. Our 60 years of experience and commitment to excellence have earned us the reputation as the best private x-ray contract laboratory in North America.

Our goal is to provide x-ray diffraction services to large segments of the materials and technology sectors and assist with patent litigation. We provide superior services with innovative x-ray analysis, the latest instrumentation and software, and the highest standard of service to our customers.


Corel Website Creator X6
Corel Website Creator X6

Our Values

Leadership: At X-ray Wizards, you receive the kind of quality service you expect from a leader. Our company is always evolving as the needs or our customers change and as new opportunities are created in the market. You can rest assured that, working with X-ray Wizards, you will enjoy the latest services, technology and developments in the industry.

Customer Relations: At X-ray Wizards, our highest priority is satisfied customers. You are important to us and you can expect us to go the extra mile for your business. Superior customer service is the hallmark of X-ray Wizards. We are proud to serve you and work hard to earn your business.

Many of you reading this page have already heard of us (Delrose Winter and Richard Ortega). Many of you have submitted samples to us at our prior companies; AMIA Labs, Rigaku and EAG Labs.We have recently started our current company, X-ray Wizards.

AMIA Labs in Austin, TX was founded in March of 1995 by Delrose Winter as an independent laboratory, specializing in x-ray diffraction and analysis. Since that time, Delrose and Richard have worked in the field of x-ray diffraction and have maintained the highest standards in quality and integrity.

For those of you interested in keeping up with us, the brief table below shows our experience timeline:

Time Line Summary (described in detail below):




Mar. 1995

We founded AMIA Labs in Austin, TX.

Nov. 1999

AMIA Labs was sold to Rigaku/MSC, we were employed by Rigaku/MSC for five years.

Nov. 2004

We purchased AMIA Labs back from Rigaku and moved it to Leesburg, VA.AMIA Laboratory operated in Leesburg VA for two years.

Nov. 2006

We sold AMIA Lags to EAG Labs in Nov, 2006, and operated the XRD laboratory for EAG in Texas for two years.

May. 2010

We founded X-ray Wizards in Leesburg, VA.

Independently and through employment with other companies, we have developed and patented many new advances in X-ray diffraction, including but not limited to, the 2D detector applications for XRD for Siemens (now Bruker AXS), one of the first fast XRR instruments for reflectivity for film thickness, density and roughness, and replacing the goniometer base with standard industrial robots to handle large parts for XRD mapping.

On the applications side, we were the first contract services laboratory to measure stress and strain on damascene line structures for the semiconductor community, and the first contract service laboratory to measure stress on small medical implants and stents.

As World Class experts, X-ray Wizards looks forward to offering services for existing analytical procedures and for problems requiring innovative x-ray techniques for your materials, both current and in the future.


Home   About Us   Services   Contact Us   Photo Gallery   FAQ   Mobile   Submit Sample