ISBN 9788120341944,X-Ray Diffraction : Its Theory And Applications

X-Ray Diffraction : Its Theory And Applications

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PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788120341944

ISBN-10 8120341945


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 232 Pages
Language (English)


Designed for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of physics, materials science and metallurgical engineering, this text explains the theory of X-ray diffraction starting from diffraction by an electron to that by an atom, a crystal, and finally ending with a diffraction by a conglomerate of atoms either in the single crystal or in the polycrystal stage. This Second Edition of the book includes a new chapter on Electron Diffraction as electron diffraction along with X-ray diffraction are complementary to each other and are also included in the curriculum. The book amply blends the theory with major applications of X-ray diffraction, including those of direct analysis of lattice defects by X-ray topography, orientation texture analysis, chemical analysis by diffraction as well as by fluorescence. KEY FEATURES : Set of numerical problems along with solutions Details of some different experimental techniques Unsolved problems and Review Questions to grasp the concepts.