The School of Physics provides an X-ray diffraction analytical service to students and research staff requiring chemical analysis for teaching or research projects.
This service is extended to other schools and deparments within the university, other universities, government departments and commercial companies. A Professional Officer is available to operate or advise on the operation of the X-Ray equipment.
For further information contact:
Mr Rod Mackie
Deputy Radiation Safety Officer
Tel: (03) 9905 3601
Fax: (03) 9905 3637
The School is equipped with four computer automated diffractometers for chemical analysis and one table top generator for back reflection and single crystal work. A fourth generator, being set up for automated texture scanning is currently under way.
Two Philips vertical diffractometers are available to students and staff for ambient temperature powder diffraction.