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Textures and Microstructures
Volume 34 (2000), Issue 1, Pages 55-62

Defocusing Correction of X-Ray Pole Figures by Means of Neutron Pole Figure Measurement

1lnstitut für Mineralogie und Lagerstättenlehre, RWTH-Aachen, Wüllnerstr. 2, Bunsenstr 8, Aachen D-52056, Germany
2lnstituto de Geociências, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos 6627, Belo Horizonte, MG CEP 31270-901, Brazil
3Departamento de Petrologia e Metalogenia, Universidade Estadual São Paulo, P.O. Box 178, Rio Claro, SP CEP 13506-900, Brazil
4Mineralogisches Institut Universität Bonn, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich D-52425, Germany

Received 10 December 1999

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A rather simple empirical defocusing correction method is described which makes use of X-ray and neutron measurement of pole figure data from a sample with a weak preferred orientation.