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Dinnebier, Robert E. / Leineweber, Andreas / Evans, John S.O.

Rietveld Refinement

Practical Powder Diffraction Pattern Analysis using TOPAS

Series:De Gruyter STEM

    700,00 € / $805.99 / £636.50*

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    December 2018
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    Theory and practice of the Rietveld method for structure refinement from powder diffraction data. Step by step tutorials on all aspects of Rietveld refinement.

    Aims and Scope

    Almost 50 years have passed since the famous papers of Hugo Rietveld from the late sixties where he describes a method for the refinement of crystal structures from neutron powder diffraction data. Soon after, the potential of the method for laboratory X-ray powder diffraction was discovered. Although the method is now widely accepted, there are still many pitfalls in the theoretical understanding and in practical daily use.

    This book closes the gap with a theoretical introduction for each chapter followed by a practical approach.The flexible macro type language of the Topas Rietveld software can be considered as the defacto standard.


    xvi, 331 pages
    20 Fig.
    Type of Publication:
    Professional Book

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    Robert Dinnebier, MPI for Solid State Res., Ger.; Andreas Leineweber, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Ger.; John S.O. Evans, Durham Univ., UK.

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