Anharmonic Interference in Scattering Experiments

  • W. J. L. Buyers
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 35)


Although deeply entrenched in the folklore of condensed matter physics the phonon concept is of limited validity. Even with the most direct technique for studying phonons, neutron inelastic scattering, it is not possible in principle to distinguish between the one-phonon response and the multiphonon background.


Iterative Loop Reciprocal Lattice Point Kronig Relation Symmetric Scat Asymmetric Scattering 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. J. L. Buyers
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  1. 1.Atomic Energy of Canada LimitedCanada

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