Author Archives: Patricia Kidd


Published 14 May 2019

Imagine that there are crystalline cities in your mobile phone!

In the 1980s when I first started learning about electronics and electronic materials, people would talk about global communications and I couldn’t quite visualize what that meant. Fast forward to now, and I, like almost everyone else, take it for…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Apr 2019

Extreme precision in X-ray diffraction

Precision movements In our X-ray diffraction (XRD) Data Collector software there’s a little icon that shows a rotating arm and it takes over the screen when the diffractometer is moving into position. You have to wait for it to finish…READ MORE >

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