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Powder Diffraction Journal

Journal of Materials Characterization

Practical techniques • Published articles relating to applications • Latest advances in software
Powder Diffraction Journal

Powder Diffraction is a quarterly journal published by the JCPDS-International Centre for Diffraction Data through the Cambridge University Press. The journal focuses on practical technique, publishing articles relating to the widest range of application—from materials analysis to epitaxial growth of thin films and to the latest advances in software. Although practice is emphasized, theory is not neglected, especially as its discussion relates to better understanding of technique.

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PDJ Vol. 34 No. 1

Vol. 34 No. 1 – March 2019

On the Cover March (34-1):

This issue contains the first of a Special Section of papers related to the crystallography, structure and properties of Metal Organic Framework (MOF) materials. This issue’s cover is from the technical article by Matthew Lawson et al. It shows the atomic structure of the porous MnO2 Octahedral Molecular Sieve, OMS-5. The figure shows the tunnels containing the CO2 molecules (O in red, C in black, Mn in purple and Na in gold) in two orientations: (a) head-to-head and (b) stacked. The formation energy for the head-to-head orientation was determined to be smaller than that for the stacked orientation indicating that the CO2 molecules in OMS-5 prefer to align head-to-head in the tunnel.

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Soorya Kabekkodu, International Centre for Diffraction Data
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Frank Rotella, Argonne National Laboratory (Retired)
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Xiaolong Chen, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Haidian District, Beijing 100190, China

José Miguel Delgado, Universidad de Los Andes
Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Química, Lab. de Cristalografía
Mérida 5101, Venezuela

Norberto Masciocchi, Università dell’Insubria
Dipartimento di Scienza e Alta Tecnologia, via Valleggio 11
Como 22100, Italy

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