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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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.
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]).