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  • n. A device that uses diffraction (especially X-ray diffraction) to investigate the structure of matter


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  • "One of them is an X-ray diffractometer, which is the instrument that geologists use on Earth to characterize the mineral content of rocks and soils."


  • The unit cell of gold was determined in 1900 to be 1.00 Angstroms using a lab scale X-ray diffractometer.

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  • At McMaster a talented group of students put together a neutron diffractometer and a triple-axis instrument and these were available from 1965 on - and indeed are still in use.

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  • An early (1950) neutron diffractometer with flexible wavelength control here used by E.O. Wollan and C.G. Shull (standing) at Oak

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  • Sickert's grease paints and paints from his studio would not have eluded the scanning electron microscope, the ion microprobe, the x-ray diffractometer, or thin-layer chromatography, to list a few of the resources available now.

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  • Dr. Michael Hofmann using the residual stress and texture diffractometer STRESS-SPEC to study batteries.

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  • In addition, given the design of the scattering diffractometer, the x-ray detector is large enough to capture both small - and wide-angle scattering without the need to reposition the detector.

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  • X-ray diffractometer, glovebox, and computer equipment to provide infrastructure for solid state, solution, and theoretical actinide chemistry for the

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  • ILL, at the powder diffractometer D20, using ILL's "Paris-Edinburgh" high pressure cell together with its cryogenic equipment, scientists Stefan Klotz and co-workers gathered neutron diffraction data which reveal the magnetic ordering under high pressure in the รค (so-called '' orange '') phase, i.e., in the range 6-8 GPa and 20-240 K.

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  • Crystal clear: Eureka! moment leads to major breakthroughs in structural biology sciences and chemistry, aligns a protein crystal on an X-ray diffractometer.

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