Pramana

, Volume 22, Issue 3–4, pp 313–328 | Cite as

Thermal neutron polarisation

  • N S Satya Murthy
  • L Madhav Rao

Abstract

The basic principle for the production of polarised thermal neutrons is discussed and the choice of various crystal monochromators surveyed. Brief mention of broad-spectrum polarisers is made. The application of polarised neutrons to the study of magnetisation density distributions in magnetic crystals, the dynamic concept of polarisation, principle and use of polarisation analysis, the neutron spin-echo technique are discussed.

Keywords

Thermal neutrons polarisation polarised beam multilayer structures neutron polarisation radio frequency spin flipper Mezei spin flipper beam diffractometer spin-echo spectrometry 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • N S Satya Murthy
    • 1
  • L Madhav Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Physics DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreBombayIndia

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