Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

G 439 Powder X-ray Diffraction

Identifies and quantifies minerals using powder X-ray diffraction (XRD), includes the nature and production of X-rays, basic X-ray crystallography, the principles and applications of X-ray diffraction, as well as certification for use of the X-ray diffractometer. Also includes an independent project to identify or quantify unknown minerals using the XRD.




G 312 or one year of general chemistry.
  • Up one level
  • 400