X-Ray Compton Scattering by Malcolm CooperX-Ray Compton Scattering by Malcolm Cooper

X-Ray Compton Scattering

byMalcolm Cooper, Peter Mijnarends, Nobuhiro Shiotani

Hardcover | October 14, 2004

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With the development of potent x-ray sources at many synchrotron laboratories worldwide, Compton scattering has become a standard tool for studying electron densities in materials. This book provides condensed matter and materials physicists with an authoritative, up-to-date, and veryaccessible account of the Compton scattering method, leading to a fundamental understanding of the electrical and magnetic properties of solid materials. The spectrum of Compton scattered x-rays is particularly sensitive to this behaviour and thus can be used as a direct probe and to test thepredictions of theory. The current generation of synchrotron facilities allows this method to be readily exploited to study the ground state electron density in both elements and in complex compounds. It is important that those working in related fields, as well as the increasing number directlyusing the Compton method, have a comprehensive assessment of what is now possible and how to achieve it, in addition to a full understanding of its theoretical basis. This monograph is unique and timely, since little of what is described, was practicable a decade ago. The development of synchrotronradiation facilities has ensured that the technique described here will remain a powerful probe of electron charge and spin density for many years to come.
M. J. Cooper (Chapters 1 and 11) Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK Malcolm Cooper is one of the pioneers of Compton scattering studies of electron momentum density, with many research relevant publications and reviews over four decades. His Warwick research group has been particularly involved in the ...
Title:X-Ray Compton ScatteringFormat:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.03 inPublished:October 14, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface1. M.J. Cooper: Compton Scattering as a Probe of Electron Density Distributions2. W. Schulke: The Theory of Compton Scattering3. H. Kawata and N. Shiotani: Instrumentation for Synchrotron Radiation Based Photon Sources4. S. Manninen: Instrumentation for Laboratory Based Photon Sources5. E. Zukowski: Processing of Experimental Data6. N.K. Hansen: The Reconstruction of Momentum Density7. L. Dobrzynski: Momentum Density Studies by the Maximum Entropy Method8. P.E. Mijnarends, Y. Kubo, B. Barbiellini, A. Bansil: Momentum Density Studies in Crystalline Solids: Theoy9. N. Shiotani: Experimental Studies of Momentum Density in Metals and Alloys10. N. Sakai: Spin-dependent Compton Scattering11. N. Shiotani, H. Fretwell, M.J. Cooper: Compton Scattering and the Allied Techniques