Powder Diffraction and Rietveld Refinement School 2020
The 2020 Powder Diffraction and Rietveld Refinement School wil be held at the University of Durham from Sunday 29th March to Thursday 2nd of April. Lectures will be given by Jeremy Cockcroft, Andy Fitch, John Evans and Ivana Evans. There will also be small group tutorials and a large number of hands-on practical computer sessions.
Applications for places can be made using the registration link on the Rietveld Scchool menu..
Topics to be covered will include:
- Data collection strategies for X-ray and neutron diffraction
- Constant wavelength and time of flight diffraction
- Modelling peak shapes
- Indexing powder patterns
- Rietveld, Le Bail and Pawley fitting methods
- X-ray and neutron combined Rietveld refinement
- Extended solids and molecular systems
- Restrained refinements
- Rigid body refinements
Magnetic refinements will not be explicitly covered.
Accommodation will be at Collingwood College Durham, lectures will be at Trevelyan College and computer classes near the Chemistry Department. Durham is on the fast east coast rail track. London is ~2.75 hours and Edinburgh 2 hours. There are a number of cheap flights to Newcastle Airport (e.g. flybe to Exeter/Southampton; Easy Jet to Bristol/Stanstead/Geneva/Nice, etc). More travel information can be found here.
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[Modified 28-Oct-2019 by John S.O. Evans. Pages checked for Google Chrome.]