Laboratory x-ray powder diffraction

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Journal titleUniting Electron Crystallography and Powder Diffraction
Series titleNATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
Pages5363; # of pages: 11
AbstractLaboratory diffractometers form the introduction to powder diffraction for most researchers. On a basic level for phase ID, etc., one diffractometer is very much like another. However when configuring a system for more challenging and advanced experiments, a variety of options and choices confront the experimentalist. Rather than cover the basics of diffractometer operation and geometry we will discover how a good understanding of the concepts behind laboratory diffractometers and their components is vital to getting the best from a system and pushing the limits of what can be achieved with lab instrumentation. Laboratory instrumentation will never compete with the sheer power and resolution of a synchrotron beamline. However, by departing from the conventional setups, it can be surprising what may be achieved in-house without resorting to the delay and inconvenience of synchrotron beamtime proposals.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Chemical Process and Environmental Technology
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NPARC number21268287
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Record created2013-06-13
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