Nanostructure studied using the atomic pair distribution function

  title={Nanostructure studied using the atomic pair distribution function},
  author={S. Billinge},
Studying the atomic structure of nanostructured materials presents a special challenge because our extensive crystallographic toolbox begins to lose its power on the nanoscale. The presumption of periodicity is a poor approximation when structural correlation lengths are limited to a few tens of nanometres or less and alternative approaches are needed. Here we give an overview of recent results where the use of the atomic pair distribution function analysis of x-ray and neutron powder… Expand
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