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Texture of Crystalline Solids
Volume 2 (1977), Issue 4, Pages 243-251

A Study of Preferred Orientation by Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Diffraction

Department of Physical Sciences, University of Turku, 20500 Turku 50, Finland

Received 8 June 1977

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The influence of preferred orientation on integrated x-ray intensities in powder specimen using energy-dispersive diffraction method is investigated. The theory used is based upon examination of the polar axis density distribution. The measurements were carried out using the Schulz technique added with defocusing correction. Experimental results are given for three aluminium powder specimens.