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This module provides an introduction to X-ray Diffraction (XRD). XRD is a versatile, non-destructive technique that reveals detailed information about the chemical composition and crystallographic structure of materials.  It is utilized in a variety of settings ranging from chemistry and materials to geology and biological sciences.

This module is aimed at presenting the basic theory and applications of X-ray Diffraction to a novice user. An interactive tutorial is also provided to help in obtaining an understanding of diffraction.

Developed by:
Dr. Celeste Morris
University of Northern Kentucky

Dr. Bradley Sieve
University of Northern Kentucky
sieveb1@nku.edu

Dr. Heather A. Bullen
University of Northern Kentucky