The research facility with low- and high-temperature cameras based on Rigaku «Ultima IV»

A high-resolution diffractometer with low- and high-temperature cameras additionally equipped with a differential scanning calorimetry system for studying phase transformations within the temperature range of 93 K to 1773 K.

Technical charachteristics:

  • CuKα X-ray sealed tube (focus size - 0.4 x 12 mm);
  • Rated operation X-ray sources: 40 kV/35 mA;
  • Vertical Theta / Theta goniometer radius of 285 mm:
    • 2θ angle ranges from -3 to +162 °;
    • Scanning method – related θs / θd or θs, θd independent;
    • min scanning step value 0.0001°;
  • High Energy-detector of the reflected X-rays DTEX / ULTRA:
    • 512 recording channels;
    • dynamic range of at least 105 pulses / s per channel;
  • Optical System:
    • automatically varied gap on the output beam;
    • automatically varied gap on the diffracted beam;
    • automatically varied entrance slit;
    • automatic adjustment of the tube height, goniometer, optics and detector;
  • Medium and low-temperature chamber Rigaku “R-300”:
    • resistant, external to the sample, type of heater;
    • sample size of at least 17mm x 25mm x 2.0mm;
    • independent thermocouple and heater design;
    • temperature gradient across the sample does not exceed ± 2.5 ° C for temperatures not exceeding 100 ° C;
    • operating temperature in a vacuum ranges from -180 ° C to 300 ° C;
    • material of the sample holder – Cu;
  • High-temperature chamber Rigaku “SHT-1500”:
    • resistant, external to the sample, type of heater;
    • sample size of at least 11mm x 25mm x 0.5mm;
    • independent thermocouple and heater design;
    • temperature gradient across the sample does not exceed ± 0.5 ° C for up to 500 ° C temperatures and ± 5 ° C for above 1400 ° C temperatures;
    • max operating temperature in vacuum of at least 1450 ° C;
    • max operating temperature in the air at least 1500 ° C;
    • max operating temperature in an inert gas (He) is not less than 1300 ° C;
    • material of the sample holder – Pt;

Software:

The PDXL software package - provides an opportunity for a different analysis, for example, automatic qualitative phase analysis, quantitative phase analysis, refining unit cell parameters.

Information from the manufacturer:

http://www.rigaku.com/products/xrd/ultima

Location:

The Vasilyevsky Island training and research Complex of SPbSU


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