POLDI: A Materials Science Time-Of-Flight Neutron Diffractometer

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POLDI (Pulse OverLap DIffractmeter) is a time-of-flight thermal neutron diffractometer, dedicated to materials science applications. In particular POLDI is well suited for:

  • Spatially resolved measurements of residual stresses in engineering components
  • Study of stress/temperature induced phase transformations
  • In-situ deformation studies of metallic systems

POLDI is operated by the AMG group of the Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and Imaging.