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How to get / present the results for XRD and XRF

  1. May 20, 2010 #1
    I am doing XRF analyses and in situ HTXRD, there is Topas available.
    Actually the experiment it is not done by me because I was told only one person should run the instrument in order to not damage it.

    I asked
    - to have 2 theta but the person told to me “no. all the people get results in this form.”
    - to get the raw file and the ASCI file
    - to get the pdf file in text format in order to know what is the descriprion in the matched file
    - I file a sample of report after the experiment asking to include
    “??? wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, operated using a ??? kW tube at ??? kV and ??? mA”

    “??? XRD diffractometer using ???radiation in ??? mode with ??? degree step size and ??? s/step sampling time. The powder sample was placed ???. The samples were heated to various temperatures a heating rate of ??? C/min and were held at various temperatures for ??? min before recording the spectra.
    match with the JCPDS file no ???”

    Also since Topas is available I asked to get the the crystallite size calculations

    But at the end I get the results with the d on the x-axis emf format paint-file and in one corner is listed the name of matched compounds.

    To all above mentioned I was told you do not need that or we do not do that.


    Would you please let me know why I do not get the results in detail as I asked?
    Is it something wrong in my request from the scientific point of view?
    Thank you.
     
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  3. Jun 7, 2010 #2
    for the scientific presentations the way to present the data is

    1) Intensity (a.u.) versus 2-theta
    or
    2) Lin(cps) versus D-spacing?

    3) is it the last one an advance presentation of the XRD-data and I heard just now?
     
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