Location

MCE 1325

Specifications

  • 2θ range from -5° to 150°
  • φ rotation 360 °
  • State-of-the-art Lynxeye detector with 192 channels

Applications

  • Approximate particle sizing for nano-powders
  • Determine directionality in textured films and solids
  • Ideal for powders analysis
  • Phase identification and analysis of minerological samples

Rates

University of Utah users $17.83
Off-Campus, Academic users $27.27
Off-Campus users $35.65

For the complete list of rates and more information about operator assistance, please review our lab rates.

Training

Required training

Radiation safety training is required by the U of U for anyone using radiation generating machines such as the XRD. Follow the Radiation Safety Training steps to get full instructions for the training. You can also find the relevant training links and information from the Radiation Safety Office at https://rso.utah.edu/training/. This training must be completed before coming to the MCL for testing.

Sample prep and software use: https://youtu.be/nEDd26RbI-0

Additional resources

Percent crystallinity by integration

Phi rotation applications

Scheduling

If you already have an account with us, you can find the machine on Cores under Materials Characterization - Meldrum.

If you don't have an account with us yet, please review How It Works for information on getting started.