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Effects of resolution in real and reciprocal spaces from a 2D detector at a high-energy synchrotron beamline

  • Andrea Bernasconi (a1) and Jonathan Wright (a2)


Different experimental conditions at a versatile high-energy beamline equipped with a two-dimensional detector have been compared for powder diffraction and pair distribution function (PDF) experiments. In particular, sample size and sample to detector distances have been evaluated on a standard sample, to evaluate their effects in both Q and real space. Two illustrative cases are also discussed. The average structure and local distortions in a BaTiO3 powder with 100 nm particle size show that spurious ripples in the PDF are suppressed by increased counting statistics. Effects of small amounts of a crystalline impurity phase on a SiO2.Al2O3.Na2O.CaO glass have been quantified.


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Effects of resolution in real and reciprocal spaces from a 2D detector at a high-energy synchrotron beamline

  • Andrea Bernasconi (a1) and Jonathan Wright (a2)


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