Equipment Specifications

Sealed Tube Generator
  • Voltage: 40 – 45kV max. operating voltage
  • Current: 20 – 40mA max. operating current
Cu X-ray Tube
  • Line and spot Focus
  • Beam mask: 5, 10 and 15 mm
Bragg-Brentano Optics
  • Programmable divergent slit:
  • Automatic: 0.5 to 20 mm
  • Fixed: 1/32 to 2°
  • Antiscatter slits: 1/16 to 4o
  • Soller Slits: 2.3o divergence
Diffracted Beam Optics
  • Programmable divergent slit: 1/32 to 2°
  • Soller Slits: 2.3o divergence
  • Graphite monochromator: curved
Operating Mode
  • Bragg-Brentano in reflection or transmission geometry with sample spinning option
  • Grazing incidence X-ray diffraction (GIXRD)
  • PIXcel1D
Non-Ambient Stage
  • HTK-2000: Ambient to 2300°C; Vacuum atmosphere
  • HKT-1200N: Ambient to 1200°C; Vacuum, O2, Ar and N2 atmosphere
  • TTK-450: -196°C to 450°C; Vacuum, O2, Ar and N2 atmosphere
  • XRK-900: Ambient to 900°C; Vacuum, air, inert gas, and reactive gas; 1 mbar to 10 bar
Spinner Stage with Application of Electric Field
  • Applied voltage: ±10 kV for polycrystalline bulks
  • Applied voltage: ±230 V for polycrystalline thin films

In addition to this instrument, please visit the following sites for other X-ray diffractometers on the NC State campus: