cold neutron

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.
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As the neutron stars are devoured," he added, "they spin up and eject cold neutron matter, which decompresses, heats up and make these elements.
The team used cold neutron triple-axis spectrometer beams for studying exotic magnetic effects and analyzed low-energy excitations in the copper bromide compound.
Vilaseca, MACS--a new high intensity cold neutron spectrometer at NIST, Meas.
ORNL will be unique in the world having both high-intensity pulsed and continuous cold neutron sources," explains Steve Nagler, interim director of ORNL's Center for Neutron Scattering.
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.
A research team led by Associate Professor Takatsugu Masuda at the Institute for Solid State Physics at the University of Tokyo with collaborators from ANSTO, Osaka University and Taiwans National Cheng Kung University, have performed a successful experiment using Pelican, time-of-flight cold neutron spectrometer at ANSTO.
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 cold neutron source in the core of the CNF reactor will boost the flux of lower-energy, longer-wavelength neutrons to more than ten times the level that can be achieved at the NRU reactor, which does not include a cold source.
5 million spectrometer will operate from NIST's Cold Neutron Research facility in Gaithersburg, MD.
Unable to name those affected, he does say they would not included the Cold Neutron Research Facility for materials-science studies at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), the Superconducting Super Collider (SN: 9/22/84, p.