By Edited by: F. Demus, Dietrich Demus, John W. Goodby, George W. Gray, Hans W. Spiess, Volkmar Vill
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The maximum energy lost, E(max), determines the shortest wavelength, l(min), that can be obtained according to the equation E ¼ eV ¼ hc/l, where e is the charge on the electron, V is the accelerating voltage, h is Planck’s constant, and c is the speed of light. A more practical form of this equation is given by: l¼ 12:398 V where V is in kV and l is in A˚. Thus, the higher the accelerating voltage of the X-ray generator, the shorter the minimum wavelength that can be obtained. 2 23 Typical X ray spectra produced by different accelerating voltages from a Cu anode.
7 A a Geometrical description of a lattice plane in terms of real space basis vectors. 10 Chapter 1 and consequently: h¼aÁ d d d ; k ¼bÁ 2; l ¼ cÁ 2 d2 d d ð29Þ By definition, h, k, and l are divided by their largest common integer to be Miller indices. The vector d*hkl, from Bragg’s Equation (26) points in the plane normal direction parallel to d but with length 1/d. We can now write d*hkl in terms of the vector d: dÃhkl ¼ d d2 ð30Þ which gives: dÃhkl ¼ ha þ kb þ lc ð31Þ or written in terms of the reciprocal basis: dÃhkl ¼ haÃ þ kbÃ þ lcÃ ð32Þ which was obtained using: dÃhkl Á aÃ ¼ ha Á aÃ þ kb Á aÃ þ lc Á aÃ ¼ h dÃhkl Á bÃ ¼ ha Á bÃ þ kb Á bÃ þ lc Á bÃ ¼ k dÃhkl Ã Ã Ã ð33Þ Ã Á c ¼ ha Á c þ kb Á c þ lc Á c ¼ l Comparing Equation (32) with Equation (13) proves the identity of d*hkl and the reciprocal lattice vectorh hhkl.
In the following sections we describe in more detail the basic experimental procedures that are used for powder diffraction measurements, and consider important factors that control the performance of the instruments available for laboratory-based experiments, or found at neutron and synchrotron radiation facilities. 5 keV). X-Rays were discovered in 1895 by W. C. Ro¨ntgen whilst investigating the effects of high tension electrical discharges in evacuated glass tubes. 1), where electrons accelerated by a potential difference of up to 60 kV bombard a metal anode inside a vacuum tube.
4 Volume Set, Handbook of Liquid Crystals by Edited by: F. Demus, Dietrich Demus, John W. Goodby, George W. Gray, Hans W. Spiess, Volkmar Vill