Form factors in magnetic scattering of thermal neutronsR. Ballou
Laboratoire Louis Néel, CNRS, BP. 166X, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
(Published online: 31 May 2007)
This lecture addresses the concept of form factor in magnetic scattering of thermal neutrons, analyzing its meaning, discussing its measurement by polarized neutrons and detailing its computation for the ions by the spherical tensor operator formalism.
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