Powder diffraction primer

lthomas at iastate.edu lthomas at iastate.edu
Wed Apr 10 13:42:30 EST 1996


In article <4kge7t$9h5 at netnews.upenn.edu>,
Ellis Golub <ellis at biochem.dental.upenn.edu> wrote:
>Can anyone recommend a primer on analysis of powder diffraction data.  My interest 
>is in analyzing crystallinity and unit cell dimensions for calcium phosphates. Hints on available
>software would also be appreciated.
>
The best book I have found is Klug and Alexander's "Methods in X-ray 
Diffraction".  I don't know if it is still in print.

There is a slew of software for doing Reitveld refinement which is probably 
what you want.  GSAS is probably the most used.  

Len




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