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Inelastic Scattering

of X-Rays with Very High Energy Resolution

  • Editors
  • Eberhard Burkel

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 125)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Eberhard Burkel
    Pages 1-5
  3. Eberhard Burkel
    Pages 7-23
  4. Eberhard Burkel
    Pages 25-31
  5. Eberhard Burkel
    Pages 33-49
  6. Eberhard Burkel
    Pages 57-89
  7. Eberhard Burkel
    Pages 91-96
  8. Eberhard Burkel
    Pages 97-98
  9. Back Matter

About this book

Introduction

Inelastic scattering of X-rays with very high energy resolution has finally become possible thanks to a new generation of high-intensity X-ray sources. This development marks the end to the traditional belief that low energy excitations like lattice vibrations cannot be resolved directly with X-rays: Inelastic scattering experiments allow to observe directly the small energy shifts of the photons. Studies of lattice vibrations, of excitations in molecular crystals, of collective excitations in liquids and electronic excitations in crystals demonstrating the broad applicability and power of this new technology are discussed in this book. The progress in this field opens up fantastic new research areas not only in physics but also in other disciplines such as materials science,biology and chemistry.

Keywords

Anregungen (elektronische) in Flüssigkeiten Flüssigkeit Phonon Röntgenstrahlung Unelastische Röntgenstrahlung elastic scattering excitations (electronic) liquids inelastic x-ray scattering photons scattering

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/BFb0045861
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-54418-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-38351-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0081-3869
  • Series Online ISSN 1615-0430
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