X-Ray Crystal Truncation Rod Scattering

  • Tetsuroh ShirasawaEmail author


X-ray CTR scattering is a rod-shaped X-ray scattering appearing in the direction perpendicular to a crystalline surface (Fig. 130.1a) (Feidenhans’l in Surf Sci Rep 10:105–188, 1989[1]). Sharp truncation of the electron density of crystalline materials at the surface results in the CTRs.


X-ray diffraction Surface structure Buried interface Surface roughness Synchrotron radiation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Metrology Institute of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and TechnologyIbarakiJapan

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