Critical Phenomena at Surfaces and Interfaces

Evanescent X-Ray and Neutron Scattering

  • Editors
  • Helmut Dosch

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 126)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Helmut Dosch
    Pages 1-5
  3. Helmut Dosch
    Pages 6-31
  4. Helmut Dosch
    Pages 32-57
  5. Helmut Dosch
    Pages 58-81
  6. Back Matter

About this book


This book deals with the application of grazing angle x-ray and neutron scattering to the study of surface-induced critical phenomena. With the advent of even more advanced synchrotron radiation sources and new sophisticated instrumentation this novel technique is expected to experience a boom. The comprehensive and detailed presentation of theoretical and experimental aspects of the scattering of evanascent x-ray and neutron waves inside a solid makes this book particularly useful for tutorial courses. Particular emphasis is put on the use of this technique to extract microscopic information (correlation functions) from the real structure of a surface, from buried and magnetic interfaces and from surface roughness.


Phasenübergänge Röntgenstrahlung und Neutronenstreuung Streuung X-ray diffraction oberflächeninduzierte kritische Phänomene phase transitions scattering specular reflection surface surface-induced critical phenomea synchrotron radiation x-ray and neutron scattering

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-54534-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-38456-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0081-3869
  • Series Online ISSN 1615-0430
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