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Title: JMFA2-A Graphically Interactive Java Program That Fits Microfibril Angle X-ray Diffraction Data

Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-635. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 69 pages

Author(s)Verrill, Steve P.; Kretschmann, David E.; Herian, Victoria L.

Publication Year: 2006  View PDF »

Category: Research Papers

Abstract: X-ray diffraction techniques have the potential to decrease the time required to determine microfibril angles dramatically. In this paper, we discuss the latest version of a curve-fitting toll that permits us to reduce the time required to evaluate MFA X-ray diffraction patterns. Further, because this tool reflects the underlying physics more accurately than existing tools, we expect it to yield more accurate estimates of MFA.

Keywords: Microfibril angle, X-ray diffraction, Java, interactive graphics, mechanical properties of wood, forest monitoring, wood quality, computer simulation

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RITS Product ID: 22732
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Kretschmann, David E.
Research General Engineer
Verrill, Steve P.
Mathematical Statistician
 

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