DEEP INELASTIC NEUTRON-SCATTERING IN THE STUDY OF ATOMIC MOMENTUM DISTRIBUTIONS
UNSPECIFIED (1993) DEEP INELASTIC NEUTRON-SCATTERING IN THE STUDY OF ATOMIC MOMENTUM DISTRIBUTIONS. In: SAGAMORE-10 CONF ON CHARGE, SPIN AND MOMENTUM DENSITIES, CONSTANCE, GERMANY, SEP 01-07, 1991. Published in: ZEITSCHRIFT FUR NATURFORSCHUNG SECTION A-A JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES, 48 (1-2). pp. 425-432.Full text not available from this repository.
The electron-volt spectrometer (EVS) at the pulsed neutron source facility (ISIS) is being developed for the study of atomic momentum distributions. Neutrons with energies in the range 1 to 100 eV are incident on the sample, and the time-of-flight (TOF) spectrum of the scattered beam is measured by an array of fixed detectors. A resonant foil difference technique is used to yield a set of TOF spectra for those neutrons scattered into a fixed energy and through fixed angles. Information on the momentum distribution of the target nuclei can be deduced within an impulse approximation in a procedure analogous to that in Compton scattering of electrons by photons.
Crystalline compounds containing aligned hydrogen bonds and other hydrogenous compounds are of particular interest owing to the high cross-section of the proton at these neutron energies. With improved statistical accuracy of the data it is anticipated that deviations of the proton's potential from a harmonic potential may be determined. Non-hydrogenous systems have also been investigated. A description is given of the basic theory and interpretive method. Data obtained on numerous systems are presented and discussed.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||ZEITSCHRIFT FUR NATURFORSCHUNG SECTION A-A JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES|
|Publisher:||VERLAG Z NATURFORSCH|
|Official Date:||January 1993|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 425-432|
|Title of Event:||SAGAMORE-10 CONF ON CHARGE, SPIN AND MOMENTUM DENSITIES|
|Location of Event:||CONSTANCE, GERMANY|
|Date(s) of Event:||SEP 01-07, 1991|
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