A new platform for tracking melting points above 4000 degrees Celsius (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption Concept for integration of laser heating and high temperature pyrometry into an x-ray diffraction platform to achieve measurement of melting above 4000C. Credit Kenneth Vecchio / UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Usage Restrictions For use in stories describing this project. Please use the photo credit: Kenneth Vecchio / UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.