Neutron diffraction using an electron linear accelerator

  • B. T. M. Willis


The Harwell electron linear acceleratorhelios has been used for studying the crystal structures of polycrystalline materials by neutron diffraction. Atomic positions and atomic vibrational amplitudes can be determined equally well with the pulsed method as with the more conventional method employing a high-flux nuclear reactor as source. The powder pattern can be indexed more easily with pulsed neutrons.


Linear accelerator neutron diffraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. T. M. Willis
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  1. 1.Materials Physics DivisionAEREHarwellEngland

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