Author Archives: Gwilherm Nénert

Dr Gwilherm Nénert is an Application Specialist within our supply center in the Netherlands. His areas of expertise are in advanced crystallography, Rietveld Refinement, and PDF. Dr Nénert’s is part of the Application Competence Center, X-ray diffraction division. In his role, he provides application support to customers in terms of recommending the type of instrumentation and experimental techniques according to their research. This includes also conducting tests on customer samples, testing new equipment, training customers and sharing his research or Malvern Panalytical research applications at events. Prior to joining Malvern Panalytical in 2013, Dr Nénert worked at the neutron research center as beamline scientist, the Institut Laue Langevin, France. There, he developed expertise in crystallography and Rietveld refinement on a broad range of inorganic materials. He studied solid state chemistry in Rennes (France), before starting his PhD on the interplay between structure and properties of transition metal oxides and in particular to multiferroics in Groningen (The Netherlands).

Published 5 Mar 2021

Ask an Expert: The Rietveld method

About 55 years ago the Dutch researcher Hugo Rietveld presented a new approach to structure refinement from powder diffraction data at the seventh Congress of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) in Moscow in 1966. The paper, titled ‘Line profiles…READ MORE >

Published 4 Jun 2020

Ask an Expert: Get the best from your Rietveld refinements

The Rietveld method is a widely spread method for characterizing crystalline materials. While being extremely popular, it requires a minimum of experience to best refine your powder diffraction data. In parallel, all collected data on a powder diffractometer are not…READ MORE >

Published 5 Dec 2019

Intelligent solutions launched at the 16th Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association

Will you be joining the prestigious 16th Conference of Asian Crystallographic Association (AsCA) this December?  Malvern Panalytical is the proud gold sponsor of AsCA 2019 in Singapore. Focusing on intelligent solutions, our application specialists will be sharing new application methods to achieve better research…READ MORE >

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