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Powder X-ray diffractometer: Bruker D8 Advance

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The Bruker D8 Advance powder X-ray diffractometer is a top of the line instrument that can be used for quick powder pattern acquisition for pattern matching or for high-quality scans for Rietveld analysis.


  • Cu Kα source
  • variable temperature capabilities
  • capillary or flat plate
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