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JMFA2—a graphically interactive Java program that fits microfibril angle X-ray diffraction dataAuthor(s): Steve P. Verrill; David E. Kretschmann; Victoria L. Herian
Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-635. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 69 pages
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionX-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.
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CitationVerrill, Steve P.; Kretschmann, David E.; Herian, Victoria L. 2006. JMFA2—a graphically interactive Java program that fits microfibril angle X-ray diffraction data. Research Paper FPL-RP-635. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 69 pages
KeywordsMicrofibril angle, X-ray diffraction, Java, interactive graphics, mechanical properties of wood, forest monitoring, wood quality, computer simulation
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