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Introduction to the Theory of Thermal Neutron Scattering


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1. Introduction; 2. Nuclear scattering - basic theory; 3. Nuclear scattering by crystals; 4. Correlation functions in nuclear scattering; 5. Scattering by liquids; 6. Neutron optics; 7. Magnetic scattering - basic theory; 8. Scattering from magnetically ordered crystals; 9. Polarisation analysis; Appendices; Solutions to examples; Index.

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A long-awaited reprint of the book that has established itself as the classic textbook on neutron scattering.

About the Author

Gordon L. Squires (1924-2010) was a Lecturer in Physics at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1956. He published two other books with Cambridge University Press: Practical Physics and Problems in Quantum Mechanics with Solutions, wrote an article on quantum mechanics for the Encyclopaedia Britannica and contributed extensively to leading scientific journals. From his retirement in 1991 until his death in 2010, Dr Squires was the curator of the Cavendish Laboratory Museum and wrote a number of historical articles on scientists and scientific discoveries in Cambridge.


From previous editions: 'An excellent book for learning the basics of neutron scattering, which in the process teaches much about modern methods of quantum theory applied to condensed matter. Squires provides the simplest and most concise treatment of this material I have ever seen.' Jerry Mayers, ISIS, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
'... this is a theoretical book, welcome on the shelves of experimenters of thermal neutron scattering, and physics, chemistry and material science libraries in universities and research institutes.' Hagai Shaked, Acta Crystallographic

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