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Powder diffraction
For powder diffraction experiments, a Debye-Scherrer camera of the same type as the one used at BL02B2 has been installed in the downstream part of the second experimental hutch. Nitrogen-gas-stream cooling and heating devices are available for low- and high-temperature experiments, respectively. Tunable energy range is 7-31keV (1.6-0.4A in wavelength) using Si (111).
Axis adjustment for measurement is done in the following order: X and Z-axes of the shutter stage, X and Z-axes of the collimator, X and Z-axes of the 2?-diffractometer and X and Z-axes of the beam stopper. The time required to change wavelength is about 3 and 2 hours with and without a change in the incident angle at the mirror, respectively.


Debye Sherrer Camera: RIGAKU
Collimator for incident X-ray: L=310mm with two types of slits, (X,Y)=(0.15x3.0) and (0.3x3.0)
Temperature controllers: nitrogen-gas-stream type (100K-450K, 300K-1000K)
High-speed spinner: 0-3rps
Detector: imaging plate (50μ=0.01°)
IP reader: reading sensitivity is 1-1/8
Measurement software: SPEC
Source-to-sample distance: 78m

Structure determination from powder diffraction data using active pharmaceutical ingredients Keiko Miura (JASRI)
Identification of trace anode deposits in Li-batteries during charge-discharge cycles Masashi Wada (Fukuda Metal Foil and Powder Company, Co., Ltd.)
Crystal structure analysis of hydrides, MgTiHx Akiko Kitano (JASRI)


Contact Information for Beamline Staff

Masugu Sato
Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI)
1-1-1 Kouto, Sayo,
Hyogo 679-5198 JAPAN
Phone: +81-791-58-0832
FAX: +81-791-58-0830
e-mail : msato@spring8.or.jp


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