International
Tables for
Crystallography
Volume H
Powder diffraction
Edited by C. J. Gilmore, J. A. Kaduk and H. Schenk

International Tables for Crystallography (2018). Vol. H, ch. 3.6, p. 288

Table 3.6.1 

M. Leonia*

aDepartment of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, via Mesiano 77, 38123 Trento, Italy
Correspondence e-mail: Matteo.Leoni@unitn.it

Table 3.6.1| top | pdf |
Scherrer constants (Kw and Kβ) for various domain shapes (Langford & Wilson, 1978[link])

ShapeKw (FWHM)Kβ (integral breadth)
Sphere 0.89 1.07
Cube 0.83–0.91 1.00–1.16
Tetrahedron 0.73–1.03 0.94–1.39
Octahedron 0.82–0.94 1.04–1.14