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Dynamics of Solids and Liquids by Neutron Scattering

  • Stephen W. Lovesey
  • Tasso Springer

Part of the Topics in Current Physics book series (TCPHY, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. S. W. Lovesey
    Pages 1-75
  3. H. G. Smith, N. Wakabayashi
    Pages 77-126
  4. B. Dorner, R. Comès
    Pages 127-196
  5. S. W. Lovesey, J. M. Loveluck
    Pages 331-374
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 375-382

About this book

Introduction

Inelastic neutron scattering is a well established and important technique for studying the dynamical properties of condensed matter at the atomic level. Often, as is the case of experiments designed to study motions of hydrogen atoms, or magnetic excitations, it may yield information obtainable in no other way. Our aim in assembling this book is to produce an overview of some research topics which have come to the fore recently with the development of high neutron fluxes and high performance inelastic scattering spectrometers. The topics dis­ cussed here are, by and large, developing rapidly and have not reached the stage at which definitive accounts are always possible. Authors have not therefore attempted to make an extensive review of their topic, and the papers quoted in the text are, in general, those which are seen as having been important in its develop­ ment (they date, roughly, from the 1971 IAEA conference on neutron scattering held in Grenoble). Basic phenomena are illustrated for the most part by the discussion of one, or two, typical examples. The authors hope that the book will be useful to researchers who are not yet fully aware of the diverse range of problems to which the technique can be applied, and to students beginning research work. For this reason, the first chapter by S. w.

Keywords

Dynamics Flüssigkeit Gitterdynamik Neutron Streuung condensed matter

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen W. Lovesey
    • 1
  • Tasso Springer
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Inst. Laue-LangevinGrenoble CedexFrance
  2. 2.Institut für FestkörperforschungKernforschungsanlage Jülich GmbHJülich 1Fed. Rep. of Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-81113-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1977
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-81115-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-81113-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0342-6793
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