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A suite-level review of the neutron powder diffraction instruments at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Publication Type
Journal
Journal Name
Review of Scientific Instruments
Publication Date
Page Number
092701
Volume
89
Issue
9

The suite of neutron powder diffractometers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory utilizes the distinct characteristics of the Spallation Neutron Source and High Flux Isotope Reactor to enable measurements of powder samples over an unparalleled regime at a single laboratory. Full refinements over large Q ranges, total scattering methods, fast measurements under changing conditions and a wide array of sample environments are available. This article provides a brief overview of each powder instrument at ORNL and details the complementarity across the suite. Future directions for the powder suite, including upgrades and new instruments, are also discussed.