Russian Mineralogical Society
RMS Annual Session combined with the Fedorov Session 2012
New program software (ThetaToTensor ) for determination of thermal expansion tensor using high temperture X-ray diffraction, its applications and interpretation of data

RMS-DPI code:  2012-1-120-0
Scientific session:  M4. Progress in analytical techniques in mineral, ore and rocks investigation
Author listing:  Bubnova R.S., Firsova V.A., Filatov S.K.
Principal author:  Bubnova Rimma S.
Language:  Russian
Abstract - Summary 
(short description):
Thermal expansion tensor, powder high temperture X-ray diffraction

Here we present the software developed to determine thermal expansion tensor for minerals as well materials with any crystal system using experimental powder low- and high-temperature X-ray diffraction data. The realized algorithm gives it possible to do all calculations from diffraction Bragg angles measuring to expansion tensor using this software only. Initial data and computed results are displayed in 2- and 3-dimensial formats. Unit cell dimensions and approximation coefficients and tensor coefficients calculated with other programs can be input manually. This software can be used for investigations of thermal expansion anisotropy of crystal materials and phase transitions.
 
Date of presentation:  09/10/2012
Presentation Place:  Mining University, foyer of the Assembly Hall
 
RMS-DPI code:  2012-1-120-0
Proceeedings volume 
in the RMS catalogue:
 
Mineralogy in whole space of the word.
File of proceedings 
(PDF): 
 200 K
Status:  printed
Recieved:  27/06/2012
Accepted:  27/08/2012
Published on-line:  05/11/2012
Permanent address of publication:  http://www.minsoc.ru/2012-1-120-0/
Contact author(s):  Bubnova, Rimma S.

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