It Doesn't Always have to be a Single Crystal

It Doesn't Always have to be a Single Crystal

X-ray Crystallography
This webinar took place on October 07th 2014

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Overview

In this webinar Stacey Smith and Michael Ruf will demonstrate how a diffraction system optimized for single crystal work can be used to collect XRD data on a range of other samples. The presentation will cover simple transmission experiments on powdered materials enabling phase identification, low-temperature variability, and even quantitative analyses that may be otherwise inaccessible. Experiments in reflection mode will also be introduced along with the investigation of fibers and other textured materials.

The presentation will try to encourage and inspire users to venture beyond the single crystal and discover a whole new world of exciting experiments.

Speakers

Dr. Michael Ruf
Product Manager X-ray Crystallography US and Canada Bruker AXS Inc. Madison, WI USA
Dr. Stacey Smith
Assistant Professor Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry Brigham Young University