XRD

X-Ray Diffraction Facility

Materials Characterization Laboratory

201 Dearborn Hall (Campus Map)


 Instrument Description:

• Bruker-AXS D8 Discover x-ray diffraction instrument acquired through a DURIP grant through the Office of Naval Research.  The instrument is intended to serve as a state-of-the-art user facility that will enhance the capabilities of researchers on campus. 

 

Instrument Capabilities:

• General purpose x-ray diffraction for powders, bulk materials, and thin films

• High-speed detector (LynxEye™) -1-D Compound silicon strip

• Temperature stages (in operation June 2007):

- Cryo stage from -190¢XC to +450¢XC

- High temperature stage from room temperature to 1600¢XC

•  in-situ electric field probe (in operation July or August 2007):

- Structural characterization as a function of E-field

• Full complement of x-ray diffraction analysis software

            - Topas structural refinement software

 

Utilization Rates:

- Internal OSU rate:    $35/hr (rounding up partial hours)

- External rate:   contact David Cann for information

 

Scheduling:

• The instrument is available for use Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Room 201 is locked but you may gain access to the room during these hours through any of the Materials Science faculty and students in Room 303 Dearborn.  If you require access outside of these hours please contact David Cann.

• Please limit your instrument use to 4 hours/day.  If you require more time please contact David Cann.

• You may reserve the instrument using the online calendar. For more info, please contact Troy Ansell.

 

 PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WHEN SIGNING UP FOR A TIME:

• In the Query Box for Purpose of Meeting: Please indicate an Index Code for billing purposes.

 

Training:

• Contact David Cann for training.

 

Emergency Contacts:


David Cann                        Brady Gibbons

Office:     737-9623            Office:       737-2427

Home:     929-6726             Cell:         505-310-0060

Cell:        207-7216


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