Diffuse Neutron Scattering from Crystalline Materials by Victoria M. Nield

Diffuse Neutron Scattering from Crystalline Materials

byVictoria M. Nield, David A. Keen

Hardcover | November 15, 2000

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The present book is an accessible, comprehensive guide to diffuse neutron scattering, an important technique for studying structural disorder in materials. The text takes the reader through theoretical, computational and experimental developments in the subject and describes in detail itsapplication to a number of structural disorder problems. These include the more traditional subjects of substitutional disorder in alloys and orientational disorder in molecular systems as well as the more recent studies of superionic and framework materials. Particular emphasis is placed on recentrefinement methods for data interpretation which are compared with established computer simulation techniques and analytical approaches. The book collects disparate themes into one unique volume, written as an introduction to the method for graduate scientists. It will be a valuable reference textfor any crystallographer keen to understand and apply modern interpretative techniques to diffuse scattering data.

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V.M.Nield Honouary Lecturer,Department of Physics, University of Kent.D.A.Keen Senior Scientist,ISIS Facility Rurtherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire

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Title:Diffuse Neutron Scattering from Crystalline MaterialsFormat:HardcoverPublished:November 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198517904

ISBN - 13:9780198517900

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. Neutron scattering formalism3. Diffuse scattering theory4. Experimental techniques5. Data Correction6. Computer simulation and modelling7. Application of diffuse scattering theory to binary systems8. Alloys and other binary materials9. Superionic conductors10. Diffuse scattering from molecular materials11. Framework structuresIndex

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" This book is the first comprehensive account of diffuse neutron scattering and should be available to anyone working on neutron scattering" Crystallograpy News