Friday, 22 January 2021

X-ray Diffractometer

X ray Diffractometer

Technical and Characterization Specifications:
  • 8 keV Cu K alpha line
  • X-ray beam of 1.5 x 1.5 mm sq. Size
  • Shielded microfocus tube
  • XYZ translation stage
  • Mounting base for detector with rail system
  • Bragg and tilt adjustments
  • 50 W generator, 50 kV/1 mA
  • X-ray CCD camera for optic alignment with an X-ray to visible light converter screen
  • PIN Diode detector for optics and beam alignment with calibrated response for absolute flux measurement
  • Collimator with 2 transparent screen and 3 pinholes of 0.2 mm, 0.5 mm, 0.8 mm
  • Image plate detector and software for data acquisition
  • Hot Stage attachment


Intensity versus 2q graph and the XRD patterns (inset: small angle region) obtained for the liquid crystal molecules (a) at 125°C (b) at 145°C.

                                 Liq. Cryst., 40, 1405 (2013).