International Tables for Crystallography

Neutron reflectometry
G. S. Smith and C. F. Majkrzak. International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 2.9, pp. 126-146  [ doi:10.1107/97809553602060000584 ]


Neutron reflectivity is a powerful tool for the study of surface layers and interfaces. Topics covered in this chapter include: the theory of elastic specular neutron diffraction; polarized neutron reflectivity; surface roughness; experimental methodology; resolution in real space; and applications of neutron reflectometry.

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International Tables for Crystallography is the definitive resource and reference work for crystallography. The series consists of eight volumes and comprises articles and tables of data relevant to crystallographic research and to applications of crystallographic methods in all sciences concerned with the structure and properties of materials.