Event Name

Powder Diffraction and Rietveld Refinement School

Start Date 30th Mar 2014
End Date 3rd Apr 2014
Description
The 2014 Powder Diffraction and Rietveld Refinement School will be held at the University of Durham from Sunday 30th March to Thursday 3rd of April. Lectures will be given by Jeremy Cockcroft, Andy Fitch, John Evans and Ivana Evans. There will also be small group tutorials and a large number of hands-on practical computer sessions.

Topics to be covered will include:
  • Data collection strategies for X-ray and neutron diffraction
  • Constant wavelength and time of flight diffraction
  • Modelling peak shapes
  • Indexing powder patterns
  • Rietveld, Le Bail and Pawley fitting methods
  • X-ray and neutron combined Rietveld refinement
  • Extended solids and molecular systems
  • Restrained refinements
  • Rigid body refinements
  • Magnetic refinements will not be explicitly covered.
Location Durham
United Kingdom
Contact
ivana.radosavljevic@durham.ac.uk.
URL http://community.dur.ac.uk/john.evans/webpages/pdrr_school_2014.htm
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Category IUCr sponsored meetings | Schools
Topics Powder diffraction