Scherrer's confusion

  • #1
hi
is theta used in degree or radians in Scherrer's equation..
 

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What appears is not ##\theta## but ##\cos \theta##. It should be rather clear how this is to be interpreted.
 
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we need to take cosine of "THETA". Is it measured in degrees or radian,,, what is think is theta is in degrees, but confused...
 
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Do you understand what the cosine function does?
 
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Do you understand what the cosine function does?
YESS! actually i'm analyzing XRD results, from Origin Software... to find FWHM this theta is required....
 
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Then you should already know the answer to your question.
thanks :wink:
 

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