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Powder Diffractometer

Smith College
http://www.smith.edu

Contact Information

John Brady

413-585-3953

jbrady@science.smith.edu

Northampton

MASSACHUSETTS

Instrument Type

X-RAY DIFFRACTION - XRD X-ray powder diffractometer

SCINTAG XDS 2000

Application:

Mineral structure (atomic)

Typical Use:

Conditions for Use:

Visitors are invited to work in the lab to design and do the work yourself.

User Fees:

Potential users must make arrangements to use the lab with Professor John Brady.

Instrument Priorities:

(1) class use
(2) student research
(3) faculty research
(4) visitors

Remote Use:

no

Sample Preparation:

Sample is normally a powder (5-10 microns).

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Novaculite and NBS alumina are used to confrim alignment.

Software:

SCINTAG DMSNT 1.37

Educational Use:

Class demonstrations are available for undergraduates.
Undergraduate student research projects are invited.
Graduate student research projects are invited.


Support provided by:

NSF ILI 92-51951


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