Neutron topography

  • M. Schlenker
  • J. Baruchel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 112)


Neutron topography definitely has poor resolution - it is in this respect closer to the magnifying-glass than to microscopy. But it has the capability of investigating very large single-crystal specimens of most materials - centimeters thick - and to reveal their crystal defects. And it is an invaluable technique in magnetism because it can directly reveal the shape, size and arrangement of magnetic domains of all kinds and at the same time characterize the arrangement of magnetic moments in the domains. New physics is beginning to emerge from such investigations.


Neutron Beam Magnetic Domain Bragg Reflection Lead Carbonate Bell Telephone Laboratory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Schlenker
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Baruchel
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Louis Néel du CNRSGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.Institut Laue LangevinGrenobleFrance

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