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Course Materials


Thermal Triple Axis (BT-7):

Instrument Webpage

Staff Contacts: Yang.Zhao [at] (Yang[dot]Zhao[at]nist[dot]gov),   Rebecca.Dally [at] (Rebecca[dot]Dally[at]nist[dot]gov), Guangyong.Xu [at] (Guangyong[dot]Xu[at]nist[dot]gov)

Experiment Handout: Colossal Magnetoresistive Manganites

Experiment Data: BT-7 Data files

Slides: Triple Axis Presentation     BT7 Introduction


Multi-axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS):

Instrument Webpage

Staff Contacts: Jose.Rodriguez [at] (Jose[dot]Rodriguez[at]nist[dot]gov),    Yiming.Qiu [at] (Yiming[dot]Qiu[at]nist[dot]gov)

Experiment Handout: 1D Fluctuations in a Spin-1/2 AFM Chain

Experiment Data: MACS Data Files


Disk Chopper Spectrometer (DCS):

Instrument Webpage

Staff Contacts: Craig.Brown [at] (Craig[dot]Brown[at]nist[dot]gov),   Nick.Butch [at] (Nick[dot]Butch[at]nist[dot]gov),   Wei.Zhou [at] (Wei[dot]Zhou[at]nist[dot]gov)

Experiment Handout: Ligand Dynamics in Metal-Organic Frameworks

Experiment Data: DCS Data Files   DCS Data Files II

Data Reduction:  DCS Data Reduction Guide

Slides: DCS Introduction    DCS Experiment


Backscattering Spectrometer (HFBS):

Instrument Webpage

Staff Contacts: Madhusudan.Tyagi [at] (Madhusudan[dot]Tyagi[at]nist[dot]gov)

Experiment Handout: Ethylene Glycol in Antifreeze Mixtures 

Experiment Data: HFBS Data Files

Slides: Guide to HFBS Experiments


Spin Echo Spectrometer (NSE):

Instrument Webpage

Staff Contacts: Antonio.Faraone [at] (Antonio[dot]Faraone[at]nist[dot]gov)Elizabeth.Kelley [at] (Elizabeth[dot]Kelley[at]nist[dot]gov),   Michihiro.Nagao [at] (Michihiro[dot]Nagao[at]nist[dot]gov)

Experiment Handout: Single Chain Dynamics in a Polymer Melt

Experiment Data: Spin Echo Data Files


Software Installation Instructions

Neutron Spectroscopy School Software



Additional Preparation Material



Monday Talk:         Intro to Inelastic Neutron Scattering

Tuesday Talk:        NIST Reactor and Cold Source

Wednesday Talk:  Choosing the Right Spectrometer

Thursday Talk:      Applying for Beamtime

Created January 12, 2024