Chemistry adds a new X-ray powder diffractometer

This fall, the chemistry progam added a new X-ray Powder Diffractometer to its chemical inventory.  The Rigaku Miniflex is a Benchtop X-ray diffraction (XRD) instrument for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of polycrystalline materials. The instrument adds to the departments Xray facilities which includes a single crystal diffractometer as well as a XRF instrument.