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Tables for Crystallography Volume H Powder diffraction Edited by C. J. Gilmore, J. A. Kaduk and H. Schenk © International Union of Crystallography 2018 |
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Section 2.3.6. Concluding remarks^{a}School of Engineering, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia |
Neutron powder diffraction is just one of many neutron-scattering techniques available; however, it is one that is very commonly used. In fact, the demand for this particular neutron technique is rivalled only by that for small-angle neutron scattering. The close analogy with X-ray powder diffraction makes the technique very familiar to many practitioners of that technique. The differences from X-rays are also critical (Sections 2.3.1 and 2.3.2), since these are the means by which neutron diffraction can obtain information not otherwise accessible. In this chapter we have included descriptions of the various types of neutron source, the neutron powder diffractometers installed at these sources, and a selection of routine and more specialized applications. Demand for the technique is expected to continue, buoyed by further developments in instrumentation and the exploration of new applications.
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