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Analysis of a Stony-iron Meteorite Using a HyPix-3000 Detector

AppNote B-XRD1100: Stony-iron meteorite with 2D HyPix-3000 detector

Background

A stony-iron meteorite is like a single crystal. When using 0- or 1-dimensional detectors, only a few diffraction peaks are observed. In this situation, identification of crystalline phases cannot be conducted. Therefore, a stony-iron meteorite was analyzed using the multi-dimensional detector, HyPix-3000, which has an effective detection area for the identification of crystalline phases.

A stony-iron meteorite was analyzed using the HyPix-3000. Inside a stony-iron meteorite, there are transparent parts similar to glass and opaque parts similar to metal. The transparent parts were thought to be non-crystalline (amorphous). However, when measurement of the transparent part was actually performed, only one diffraction line was observed. In general, when measurement is done with a 0D or a 1D detector, the range in which diffraction X-rays can be detected from the sample is limited to a certain region.

リガクのX線回折装置(XRD)

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卓上タイプの高性能多目的粉末回折分析装置。

試料水平型多目的X線回折装置 Ultima IV

あらゆる用途のための高性能、多目的XRDシステム。