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Powder X-ray diffractometer (Rigaku's SmartLab)

Powder X-ray diffractometer (Rigaku's SmartLab)

machine specifications:

  • X-ray source
    • Cu tube (40 kV, 30 mA)
    • Incident curved Ge monochrometer for Kα1
    • Multilayer coating mirror for parallel beam
  • Goniometer
    • theta-theta type (sample surface is always horizontal)
    • Sample stage: normal, horizontally rotating, and capillary rotating stage
  • Detector
    • D/teX Ultra one-dimensional detector
    • Scintillation detector
  • Measurements
    • Bragg-Brentano para-focus + D/teX for rapid measurement
    • Ka1 + Bragg-Brentano para-focus + D/teX
    • Ka1 + Parallel beam + capillary rotating stage + SC detector for crystal structure study
    • etc

applications:

  • Identification of phases by ICDD database search
  • Grain size and strain analysis
  • Quantitative analysis of phases
  • Lattice parameter refinement
  • Structure determination of minerals
  • Rietveld refinement

person whom users should contact: Masami Kanzaki