Powder Diffraction Journal
Journal of Materials Characterization
Practical techniques • Published articles relating to applications • Latest advances in software
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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Abstracts, Editorials, and International Reports from Powder Diffraction Journal are available online free of charge at Cambridge Core. A subscription is necessary for more data. Authors, subjects and page numbers are listed in the Past Issue Pages.
On the Cover: The cover figures come from the manuscript “Crystal structure from laboratory X-ray powder diffraction data, DFT+D calculations, Hirshfeld surface analysis, and energy frameworks of 1-Benzothiophene-2-carboxylic acid” (BTCA), published in this issue of Powder Diffraction by Analio J. Dugarte-Dugarte, Jacco van de Streek, Graciela Díaz de Delgado, Alicja Rafalska Lasocha, and José Miguel Delgado. This study used state-of-the-art PXRD data collection, and both Rietveld structure solution and DFT+D calculations were performed to optimize the structure. The structure is a complex 3D arrangement involving hydrogen bonded dimers of the BTCA molecules.
The cover shows the PXRD data, Rietveld fit, atomic arrangement and molecular packing within the crystal viewed down the a-axis.
On the Cover: The manuscript in this issue titled “CRL optics and silicon drift detector for P06 Microprobe experiments at 35 keV” was written by Gerald Falkenberg, Frank Seiboth, Frieder Koch, Ken Vidar Falch, Andreas Schropp, Dennis Brückner and Jan Garrevoet. The figure (at left) shows characterization of the focused X-ray beam at 35 keV by ptychography and XRF edge scans on a siemens star test pattern.
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ICDD’s international journal, Powder Diffraction, published quarterly plus an annual special topical issue, in collaboration with the Denver X-ray Conference Organizing Committee, has increased services for the subscribers of Powder Diffraction and authors of Advances in X-ray Analysis (AXA). Beginning in 2006, ICDD offered access to of the previous year’s edition of AXA to Powder Diffraction institutional print/online subscribers. This effectively doubles the number of articles annually available to Powder Diffraction subscribers and significantly increases the circulation for the authors in Advances in X-ray Analysis.
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CODEN: PODIE2 ISSN: 0885-7156 e-ISSN: 1945-7413
Camden Hubbard, Applied Diffraction Services
Nicole Ernst Boris, International Centre for Diffraction Data
Kayla Riddleberger, Cambridge University Press, USA
Editors for New Diffraction Data
Soorya Kabekkodu, International Centre for Diffraction Data
Stacy Gates-Rector, International Centre for Diffraction Data
Associate Editor for New Diffraction Data
Frank Rotella, Argonne National Laboratory (Retired)
Xiaolong Chen, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
José Miguel Delgado, Universidad de Los Andes
Norberto Masciocchi, Università dell’Insubria
Editors for Crystallography Education
James Kaduk, Poly Crystallography Inc.
Brian H. Toby, Argonne National Lab, Advanced Photon Source
International Reports Editor
Winnie Wong-Ng, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Calendar of Meetings and Workshops Editor
Gang Wang, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The PDJ Advisory Board is served by ICDD Regional Co-Chairs and members of Cambridge University Press
Moscow State University, Russia
Chinese Academy of Sciences, People’s Republic of China
Jose Miguel Delgado
University de Los Andes, Venezuela
The James Hutton Institute, Scotland, UK
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Cambridge University Press, U.S.A.
University of Trento, Italy
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
Sandia National Labs, U.S.A
T.N. Guru Row
Indian Institute of Science, India
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