System of methods and programs for the characterization of axial textures by synchrotron light and electrons

Authors

  • Alejandro Campos Rodríguez CIMAV
  • Luis Fuentes-Montero Diamond Light Source
  • Luis Edmundo Fuentes Cobas CIMAV
  • Juan Narváez Monroy CIMAV
  • E. Villalobos-Portillo European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31349/SuplRevMexFis.3.010605

Keywords:

Fibre texture; synchrotron; crystallographic software; pole figure; inverse pole figure

Abstract

Crystallographic algorithms and computer programs play significant roles in materials’ characterization. A software package for the quantitative characterization of crystallographic texture, under axial symmetry conditions, is presented. The proposed methodology is intended for use with both electrons and high-energy synchrotron X-rays. Three different programs are introduced. Anaelu and Grazing are based on the Rietveld modelling approach. Dianne follows the Bunge’s symmetrized spherical harmonics method. A SrTiO3 model sample is proposed as a hypothetical study case.

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Published

2022-06-24

How to Cite

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Campos Rodríguez A, Fuentes-Montero L, Fuentes Cobas LE, Narváez Monroy J, Villalobos-Portillo E. System of methods and programs for the characterization of axial textures by synchrotron light and electrons. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 24 [cited 2022 Aug. 12];3(1):010605 1-5. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/6026

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06 I National Congress of the Mexican Society of Synchrotron Light