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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A instrument for measuring the diameter of small particles in a microscopic field.

Usage examples (18)
  • The unit cell of gold was determined in 1900 to be 1.00 Angstroms using a lab scale X-ray diffractometer.
  • An early (1950) neutron diffractometer with flexible wavelength control here used by E.O. Wollan and C.G. Shull (standing) at Oak
  • At McMaster a talented group of students put together a neutron diffractometer and a triple-axis instrument and these were available from 1965 on - and indeed are still...
  • Graphical user interface for ANSTO's high-resolution neutron powder diffractometer for more
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