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Beyond classical applications of powder diffraction

Evans, J.S.O.; Evans, I.R.



This article provides a short tutorial review of how laboratory powder diffraction methods can be used to establish a variety of "non-traditional'' pieces of information about solid state materials-information beyond simple phase identification or structure determination at a specific temperature. The examples show how unique insights into synthetic pathways, reaction mechanisms, reaction kinetics, polymorphism, phase transitions and physical properties can be obtained for a variety of different types of materials.


Evans, J., & Evans, I. (2004). Beyond classical applications of powder diffraction. Chemical Society Reviews, 33(8), 539-547

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2004
Journal Chemical Society Reviews
Print ISSN 0306-0012
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 33
Issue 8
Pages 539-547