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The Giga-to-Nanoelectronics Centre has reopened for research activities, as of August 17 2020.  Researchers wishing to use the facilities are required to review the new and additional safety material listed in the link at the left side of this page.

Bruker D8 Discover X-ray Diffraction Spectrometer

A versatile and highly advanced x-ray diffractometer incorporating the 2D EIGER detector can readily be configured for a variety of of experimental setups to analyze a plethora of samples.

photo of X-ray system

High resolution and fast measurements can be done, including, but not limited to:

  • Texture (preferred orientation)
  • Grazing incidence wide angle [GIWAXS] measurement (thin films and coatings)
  • Residual stress
  • X,Y,Z-mapping- 0.1 mm lateral resolution
  • Bulk and powder diffraction
  • Transmission XRD experiments

Find out the costs to use the Bruker D8 Discover X-ray Diffraction Spectrometer

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