diffractometer


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diffractometer

[‚di‚frak′täm·əd·ər]
(physics)
An instrument used to study the structure of matter by means of the diffraction of x-rays, electrons, neutrons, or other waves. Also known as diffraction instrument.
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- Two compact, symmetrical module designs for easy integration in any diffractometer and budget including the 1280 strip module for laboratory diffractometers, and the 640 strip module (featuring media-free operation) for portable diffractometers and robots for stress measurements.
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The PIXcel3D X-ray detector--based on technology developed for the Large Hadron Collider--is one of the key differentiating technologies in the Empyrean diffractometer. The PIXcel3D detector can perform 0D, 1D, 2D, and 3D tomographic measurements.
where the function J(2[theta]) itself is a convolution of the various instrument aberration functions associated with the diffractometer,
The 2100E x-ray diffractometer is designed to work in conjunction with an x-ray spectrometer, which provides elemental analysis.
Rigaku's 5th generation MiniFlex is a general purpose X-ray diffractometer (XRD) that can perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of polycrystalline materials.
Researchers at Oxford Diffraction Poland, Wroclaw, along with and its sister division, Oxford Diffraction, Inc., Concord, Mass., have consolidated this process by creating the Gemini, a single crystal X-ray diffractometer which has molybdenum and copper radiation permanently co-mounted.
For each reflection measured, a peak profile of the reference specimen, using identical diffractometer settings, must be recorded.
The diffractometer is mechanically robust, accurate ([+ or -]1") and precise (sensitive to movements of 5 X [10.sup.-5] [degrees]).
The MiniLab consists of a Rigaku ZSXmini II wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, a Rigaku MiniFlex[TM] X-ray powder diffractometer, and the new Rigaku SCXmini[TM] single crystal diffractometer system.