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Applications of Whole-Powder-Pattern Fitting Technique in Materials Characterization

  • Hideo Toraya (a1)

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The development of powder-pattern-fitting techniques greatly changed the methodological aspect of materials characterization using powder diffraction data. Pencil and ruler are going out of use in modern powder data analysis, and present-day materials scientists hit a keyboard and manipulate a mouse of computer for deducing the final parameters of the model, which gives the best fit of calculated pattern to the observed one on a CRT screen. Computer software is now widespread, and the success in materials characterization becomes much dependent on their availability.

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Applications of Whole-Powder-Pattern Fitting Technique in Materials Characterization

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