Neutron scattering : magnetic and quantum phenomena / edited by Felix Fernandez-Alonso, ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, London, United Kingdom, David L. Price, Synchrotron Radiation and Neutron Research Group, CEMHTI, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Orléans, France

Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2015]
1 online resource (534 p.)
Experimental methods in the physical sciences ; v. 48.
Experimental methods in the physical sciences, 1079-4042 ; volume 48

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Neutrons -- Scattering.
Magnetic fields.
Magnetic materials.
Nuclear magnetism.
Quantum theory.
Nanostructured materials -- Magnetic properties.
Phase transformations (Statistical physics).
Electronic books.
Front Cover; Experimental Methods in the Physical Sciences; Neutron Scattering - Magnetic and Quantum Phenomena; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Volumes in Series; Preface; REFERENCES; Eulogy; Symbols; REFERENCE; 1 - Neutron Optics and Spin Labeling Methods; 1.1 INTRODUCTION; 1.2 PARTICLE PROPERTIES AND INTERACTIONS OF SLOW NEUTRONS; 1.3 NEUTRON STATES AND WAVE FUNCTIONS; 1.3.1 Wave versus Geometrical Optics in Neutron Scattering Experiments; 1.3.2 Summary of High Precision Rules for Neutron Beam Propagation; 1.4 THE PRINCIPLES OF SPIN LABELING; 1.4.1 Practical Spin Labeling
1.4.2 Choices of Neutron Parameters for Spin Labeling1.5 NEUTRON SPIN-ECHO SPECTROSCOPY; 1.5.1 NSE Spectroscopy for Nuclear Scattering; 1.5.2 NSE Spectroscopy in Magnetism; 1.6 NEUTRON SPIN-ECHO FOR ELASTIC SCATTERING AT SMALL ANGLES; 1.6.1 Neutron Beam Polarizers and Analyzers; 1.6.2 Transport of Polarized Neutron Beams and Spin-Injection Devices; 1.6.3 Precession Region and Magnetic Shielding; 1.6.4 Experimental Results; Spin-Echo Small-Angle Scattering; Spin-Echo Reflectometry; REFERENCES; 2 - Quantum Phase Transitions; 2.1 INTRODUCTION; 2.1.1 Classical Phase Transitions
2.1.2 Continuous Phase Transitions and Critical Behavior2.1.3 Quantum Critical Scaling; 2.1.4 Quantum Critical Point; 2.1.5 Quantum Critical Region; 2.2 EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES; 2.2.1 General Principles of Neutron Scattering; 2.2.2 Neutron Scattering Cross Sections; 2.2.3 Correlation and Scattering Functions; 2.2.4 Magnetic Cross Section; 2.2.5 Instruments; Triple-Axis Spectrometers; Time-of-Flight Spectrometers; 2.3 EXTREME ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS; 2.3.1 Cryogenics; Helium Closed-Cycle Refrigerator; Liquid Helium Bath Cryostats; Cryogen-Free Systems Helium-3 Sorption System2.3.1.5 Helium-3/Helium-4 Dilution Refrigerators; 2.3.2 High Magnetic Field; 2.3.3 High Pressure; Hydrostatic Cells (Piston-Cylinder Devices); Large-Volume (Clamped) Cells; Opposed Anvil Cells; 2.4 QUANTUM PHASE TRANSITIONS IN SPIN DIMER SYSTEMS; 2.4.1 Spin Dimer Systems; 2.4.2 TlCuCl3; 2.4.3 Field-Induced QPT in TlCuCl3; 2.4.4 Pressure-Induced QPT in TlCuCl3; 2.5 QUANTUM PHASE TRANSITIONS IN JEFF=1/2 PYROCHLORE MAGNETS; 2.5.1 XY Pyrochlore Magnets; 2.5.2 Er2Ti2O7; 2.5.3 Spin Excitations in Er2Ti2O7; 2.5.4 Yb2Ti2O7 Applied Pressure
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Price, David L. (David Long), 1940- editor.
Fernandez-Alonso, Felix, editor.