Picture of a black hole

Strathclyde Open Access research that creates ripples...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde physicists involved in observing gravitational waves and black hole mergers as part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) - but also other internationally significant research from the Department of Physics. Discover why Strathclyde's physics research is making ripples...

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

A differential thermal expansion approach to crystal structure determination from powder diffraction data

Fernandes, P. and Shankland, K. and David, W.I.F. and Markvardsen, A.J. and Florence, A.J. and Shankland, N. and Leech, C.K. (2008) A differential thermal expansion approach to crystal structure determination from powder diffraction data. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 41 (6). pp. 1089-1094. ISSN 0021-8898

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

Differential thermal expansion over the range 90-210 K has been applied successfully to determine the crystal structure of chlorothiazide from synchrotron powder diffraction data using direct methods. Key to the success of the approach is the use of a multi-data-set Pawley refinement to extract a set of reflection intensities that is more 'single-crystal-like' than those extracted from a single data set. The improvement in reflection intensity estimates is quantified by comparison with reference single-crystal intensities.