Neutron and X-ray OpticsBy
- Jay Theodore Cremer, Jr.
Covering a wide range of topics related to neutron and x-ray optics, this book explores the aspects of neutron and x-ray optics and their associated background and applications in a manner accessible to both lower-level students while retaining the detail necessary to advanced students and researchers. It is a self-contained book with detailed mathematical derivations, background, and physical concepts presented in a linear fashion. A wide variety of sources were consulted and condensed to provide detailed derivations and coverage of the topics of neutron and x-ray optics as well as the background material needed to understand the physical and mathematical reasoning directly related or indirectly related to the theory and practice of neutron and x-ray optics. The book is written in a clear and detailed manner, making it easy to follow for a range of readers from undergraduate and graduate science, engineering, and medicine. It will prove beneficial as a standalone reference or as a complement to textbooks.
Advanced students and researchers in x-ray, gamma, and neutron sciences as well as in general physics and astronomy, bioengineering, and biophysics.
Hardbound, 1124 Pages
Published: February 2013
"Among his topics are neutron refractive index in materials and fields, the magnetic scatter of neutrons in paramagnetic materials, diffractive X-ray and neutron optics, neutron and X-ray optics in general relativity and cosmology, and neutron and charged particle magnetic optics."-- Reference & Research Book News,October 2013
Chapter 1: Neutron Refractive Index in Materials and Fields
Chapter 2: Magnetic Neutron Scatter from Magnetic Materials
Chapter 3 : LS Coupling Basis for Magnetic Neutron Scatter
Chapter 4: LS Coupled, Localized Electron Magnetic Scatter of Neutrons
Chapter 5: Magnetic Scatter of Neutrons in Paramagnetic Materials
Chapter 6: Neutron Scatter in Ferromagnetic, Anti-ferromagnetic, and Helical Magnetic Materials
Chapter 7: Coherent, Inelastic, Magnetic Neutron Scatter, Spin Waves, and Magnons
Chapter 8: Coherent, Elastic Scatter of Neutrons by Atomic Electric Field
Chapter 9: Diffractive X-ray and Neutron Optics
Chapter 10: Kirchoff Equation Solution for CRL, Pinhole, Phase Contrast Imaging
Chapter 11: Electromagnetic Fields of Moving Charges, Electric and Magnetic Dipoles
Chapter 12: Special Relativity, Electrodynamics, Least Action, and Hamiltonians
Chapter 13: The Klein-Gordon and Dirac Equations
Chapter 14: Special and General Relativity - History and Relation to Neutron and X-ray Optics
Chapter 15: Radiation Imaging Systems and Performance
Chapter 16: Neutron and Charged Particle Magnetic Optics