cold neutron


Also found in: Wikipedia.

cold neutron

[′kōld ′nü‚trän]
(solid-state physics)
A very-low-energy neutron in a reactor, used for research into solid-state physics because it has a wavelength of the order of crystal lattice spacings and can therefore be diffracted by crystals.
References in periodicals archive ?
We are going to use a polarized cold neutron beam and an axial magnetic field in the shape of a bottle formed by a superconducting magnetic system.
Contract awarded for Cold neutron guide hall silheomdong underground laboratory equipment Electrical engineering
Vilaseca, MACS--a new high intensity cold neutron spectrometer at NIST, Meas.
Additionally, the reflected intensity versus q was determined by neutron reflectivity for these four samples on the NG7 beam line at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cold Neutron Research Facility in Gaithersburg.
X) Investigation of microscopic dynamics in polymers by cold neutron spectroscopy.
The CNF will contain Canada's first cold neutron source and guide hall, opening up new areas of research that require longer wavelengths and finer energy scales than have been accessible previously.
The nuclear project will see Korea tasked with upgrading the atomic reactor ran by Delft University of Technology and constructing a cold neutron research facility.
By the year 2000, NIST was nearing completion of an expansion of its cold neutron inelastic measurement capabilities, and a number of new high-resolution inelastic neutron instruments were coming online.
The abBA collaboration proposes to conduct a comprehensive program of precise measurements of neutron [beta]-decay coefficients a (the correlation between the neutron momentum and the decay electron momentum), b (the electron energy spectral distortion term), A (the correlation between the neutron spin and the decay electron momentum), and B (the correlation between the neutron spin and the decay neutrino momentum) at a cold neutron beam facility.
3]He ionization chamber for measuring the energy spectrum of a cold neutron beam, Nucl.
Optimization tests of the electron-proton coincidence setup are currently in progress using the cold neutron beam.
The abBA collaboration has developed a conceptual design for a new type of field-expansion magnetic spectrometer to measure neutron decay correlation coefficients, a, b, B, and A, with a polarized pulsed cold neutron beam [1,2].