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, Volume 80, Issue 4, pp 607–619 | Cite as

Energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction beamline at Indus-2 synchrotron source

  • K K PANDEY
  • H K POSWAL
  • A K MISHRA
  • ABHILASH DWIVEDI
  • R VASANTHI
  • NANDINI GARG
  • SURINDER M SHARMA
Article

Abstract

An energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction beamline has been designed, developed and commissioned at BL-11 bending magnet port of the Indian synchrotron source, Indus-2. The performance of this beamline has been benchmarked by measuring diffraction patterns from various elemental metals and standard inorganic powdered samples. A few recent high-pressure investigations are presented to demonstrate the capabilities of the beamline.

Keywords

Synchrotron beamlines X-ray diffraction high pressure 

PACS Nos

07.85.Qe 62.50.−P 61.05.cp 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Authors thankfully acknowledge the constant support and encouragement of Dr R K Sinha and Dr S Banerjee. Authors are also grateful to Dr P D Gupta and his colleagues from Synchrotron Utilization Division of RRCAT, Indore for providing the front-end for the beamline and A K Sinha and his colleagues from Centre for Design & Manufacture, BARC, for their help in the design and development of several components of the beamline.

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • K K PANDEY
    • 1
  • H K POSWAL
    • 1
  • A K MISHRA
    • 1
  • ABHILASH DWIVEDI
    • 1
  • R VASANTHI
    • 1
  • NANDINI GARG
    • 1
  • SURINDER M SHARMA
    • 1
  1. 1.High Pressure & Synchrotron Radiation Physics DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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