Neutron And X-ray Optics

Hardcover | February 20, 2013

byJay Theodore Cremer, Jr.EditorJay Theodore Cremer, Jr.

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Covering a wide range of topics related to neutron and x-ray optics, this book explores the aspects of neutron and x-ray optics and their associated background and applications in a manner accessible to both lower-level students while retaining the detail necessary to advanced students and researchers. It is a self-contained book with detailed mathematical derivations, background, and physical concepts presented in a linear fashion. A wide variety of sources were consulted and condensed to provide detailed derivations and coverage of the topics of neutron and x-ray optics as well as the background material needed to understand the physical and mathematical reasoning directly related or indirectly related to the theory and practice of neutron and x-ray optics. The book is written in a clear and detailed manner, making it easy to follow for a range of readers from undergraduate and graduate science, engineering, and medicine. It will prove beneficial as a standalone reference or as a complement to textbooks. Supplies a historical context of covered topics. Detailed presentation makes information easy to understand for researchers within or outside the field. Incorporates reviews of all relevant literature in one convenient resource.

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Covering a wide range of topics related to neutron and x-ray optics, this book explores the aspects of neutron and x-ray optics and their associated background and applications in a manner accessible to both lower-level students while retaining the detail necessary to advanced students and researchers. It is a self-contained book with ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:1124 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:February 20, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124071643

ISBN - 13:9780124071643

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Table of Contents

  1. Neutron Refractive Index in Materials and Fields
  2. Magnetic Neutron Scatter from Magnetic Materials
  3. LS Coupling Basis for Magnetic Neutron Scatter
  4. LS Coupled, Localized Electron Magnetic Scatter of Neutrons
  5. Magnetic Scatter of Neutrons in Paramagnetic Materials
  6. Neutron Scatter in Ferromagnetic, Anti-ferromagnetic, and Helical Magnetic Materials
  7. Coherent, Inelastic, Magnetic Neutron Scatter, Spin Waves, and Magnons
  8. Coherent, Elastic Scatter of Neutrons by Atomic Electric Field
  9. Diffractive X-ray and Neutron Optics
  10. Kirchoff Equation Solution for CRL, Pinhole, Phase Contrast Imaging
  11. Electromagnetic Fields of Moving Charges, Electric and Magnetic Dipoles
  12. Special Relativity, Electrodynamics, Least Action, and Hamiltonians
  13. The Klein-Gordon and Dirac Equations
  14. Special and General Relativity History and Relation to Neutron and X-ray Optics
  15. Radiation Imaging Systems and Performance
  16. Neutron and Charged Particle Magnetic Optics

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"Among his topics are neutron refractive index in materials and fields, the magnetic scatter of neutrons in paramagnetic materials, diffractive X-ray and neutron optics, neutron and X-ray optics in general relativity and cosmology, and neutron and charged particle magnetic optics."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013