Neutron Applications in Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences


ISBN: 978-0-387-09415-1 (Print) 978-0-387-09416-8 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Applications: Earth Sciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

    2. Chapter

      Pages 1-14

      Neutron Applications in Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences

    3. Chapter

      Pages 15-36

      Neutron Scattering—A Non-destructive Microscope for Seeing Inside Matter

    4. Chapter

      Pages 37-104

      Neutron Scattering Instrumentation

    5. Chapter

      Pages 107-143

      Structural and Magnetic Phase Transitions in Minerals: In Situ Studies by Neutron Scattering

    6. Chapter

      Pages 145-188

      Inelastic Neutron Scattering and Lattice Dynamics: Perspectives and Challenges in Mineral Physics

    7. Chapter

      Pages 189-209

      A Microscopic View of Mass Transport in Silicate Melts by Quasielastic Neutron Scattering and Molecular Dynamics Simulations

    8. Chapter

      Pages 211-233

      Neutron Diffraction Studies of Hydrous Minerals in Geosciences

    9. Chapter

      Pages 235-256

      Studies of Mineral–Water Surfaces

    10. Chapter

      Pages 257-282

      Neutron Diffraction and the Mechanical Behavior of Geological Materials

    11. Chapter

      Pages 283-317

      The Contribution of Neutron Texture Goniometry to the Study of Complex Tectonics in the Alps

    12. Chapter

      Pages 319-348

      Neutron Imaging Methods and Applications

  3. Applications: Energy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 349-349

    2. Chapter

      Pages 351-389

      Vibrational Dynamics and Guest–Host Coupling in Clathrate Hydrates

    3. Chapter

      Pages 391-416

      Applications of Neutron Scattering in the Chemical Industry: Proton Dynamics of Highly Dispersed Materials, Characterization of Fuel Cell Catalysts, and Catalysts from Large-Scale Chemical Processes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 417-437

      Hydrogen and Hydrogen-Storage Materials

    5. Chapter

      Pages 439-460

      Lithium Ion Materials for Energy Applications: Structural Properties from Neutron Diffraction

  4. Applications: Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 461-461

    2. Chapter

      Pages 463-489

      Application of Neutron Reflectivity for Studies of Biomolecular Structures and Functions at Interfaces

    3. Chapter

      Pages 491-520

      Pollutant Speciation in Water and Related Environmental Treatment Issues

    4. Chapter

      Pages 521-546

      Clay Swelling: New Insights from Neutron-Based Techniques

    5. Chapter

      Pages 547-570

      Structure and Dynamics of Fluids in Microporous and Mesoporous Earth and Engineered Materials

    6. Chapter

      Pages 571-594

      The Combined Ultra-Small- and Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (USANS/SANS) Technique for Earth Sciences

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