Tables for
Volume H
Powder diffraction
Edited by C. J. Gilmore, J. A. Kaduk and H. Schenk

International Tables for Crystallography (2018). Vol. H, ch. 1.1, p. 15

Table 1.1.1 

R. E. Dinnebiera* and S. J. L. Billingeb,c

aMax-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany,bDepartment of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, 500 West 120th Street, Room 200 Mudd, MC 4701, New York, NY 10027, USA, and cCondensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, PO Box 5000, Upton, NY 11973–5000, USA
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Types of scattering from a sample

Type of scatteringCoherentIncoherent
Elastic Bragg scattering Laue monotonic diffuse scattering
  Magnetic Bragg scattering Neutron incoherent scattering
  Bragg scattering from ferroelectric/magnetic order Multiple scattering (incoherent)
  Diffuse scattering from static defects  
  Diffuse signal from small nanoparticles (<10 nm)  
  Scattering from amorphous material (except excitations)  
  Multiple scattering (coherent)  
Inelastic Thermal diffuse scattering Compton scattering
  Spin-wave scattering Fluorescence
  Paraelectric/paramagnetic scattering Incoherent scattering from hydrogen
  Scattering from liquids