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The Seifert X-ray diffractometer XRD 3003 TT for phase analysis of crystalline materials is designed as a full protection device.
The X-ray generator can be operated in the range of 2 - 60 kV and 2 - 80 mA (max. 3.5 KW).
The goniometer in Bragg-Brentano geometry has an angular resolution of 0.0005° 2Θ and works with a fixed sample holder. The instrument has an automatic divergence slit, a sample changer with sample rotation and a secondary monochromator. A scintillation detector is used to record the X-ray reflexes. A primary monochromator can be adapted for high resolution purposes.
DI Dr. Uwe Brendl
Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure
The X-ray powder diffractometer is used for the analysis of crystalline powder samples (e.g. minerals, rocks, building materials, preparations).
Powder diffraction is a standard method in geosciences. The diffraction diagrams provide information on the type of phases present (mineral identification), their crystal structure (structure analysis), their quantitative fraction in a sample mixture (quantitative analysis) as well as texture effects and sample quality.
Dr. Anna Bieniok, Haus der Natur Salzburg (Museum of Natural History an Technology)
Branimir Šegvić, Marina Ugarković, Annette Süssenberger, Rafael Ferreiro Mählmann and Andrea Moscariello,
Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry,