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Title: Diffraction Studies from Minerals to Organics - Lessons Learned from Materials Analyses

In many regards the study of materials and minerals by powder diffraction techniques are complimentary, with techniques honed in one field equally applicable to the other. As a long-time materials researcher many of the examples are of techniques developed for materials analysis applied to minerals. However in a couple of cases the study of new minerals was the initiation into techniques later used in materials-based studies. Hopefully they will show that the study of new minerals structures can provide opportunities to add new methodologies and approaches to future problems. In keeping with the AXAA many of the examples have an Australian connection, the materials ranging from organics to battery materials.
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Conference: Australian X-ray Analysis Association, Perth, Australia, 20140209, 20140213
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
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United States
Mineralogy; powder diffraction