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. 2.3, p. 67

Section Properties of the neutron

C. J. Howarda* and E. H. Kisia

aSchool of Engineering, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Correspondence e-mail: Properties of the neutron

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The basic properties of the neutron are summarized in Table 2.3.1[link].

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Properties of the neutron (adapted from Kisi & Howard, 2008[link])

Mass (m) 1.675 × 10−27 kg
Charge 0
Spin ½
Magnetic moment (μn) −1.913 μN
Wavelength (λ) h/mv
Wavevector (k) Magnitude 2π/λ
Momentum (p) [\hbar{\bf k}]
Energy (E) [({{1}/{2}})m{v}^{2}={{{h}^{2}}/{2m{\lambda }^{2}}}]

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