Determination of Particle Size of a Dispersed Phase by Small-Angle X-ray Scattering

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A method for determining particle diameters up to ca 500 rnm is described. X-ray data are obtained with an ultra-high resolution Bonse-Hart diffractometer and subsequently desmeared. The resultant data, viewed as the invariant argument h l(h), are interpreted as arising from a log-normal distribution of independent spherical particles. The distribution is characterized by its median value and breadth.

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Correspondence to Frank C. Wilson.

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Wilson, F.C. Determination of Particle Size of a Dispersed Phase by Small-Angle X-ray Scattering. MRS Online Proceedings Library 171, 413–418 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-171-413

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