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Course Materials



Thermal Triple Axis (BT-7):

Instrument Webpage

Staff Contacts: Yang.Zhao [at],   Rebecca.Dally [at], Guangyong.Xu [at]

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],    Yiming.Qiu [at]

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],   Nick.Butch [at],   Wei.Zhou [at]

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]

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] nist.govElizabeth.Kelley [at],   Michihiro.Nagao [at]

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 September 30, 2019, Updated July 20, 2023