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Multiple Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Studies of Anisoptropic Materials



Andrew J. Allen, Norman F. Berk, J Ilavsky, Gabrielle G. Long


Various authors have recognized the power of multiple small-angle neutron scattering (MSANS) analysis in providing information on coarse, concentrated microstructures involving micrometer length-scales larger than are accessible in conventional small-angle scattering studies. Following previous work that considered spherical scatterers and, later, randomly-oriented spheroidal scatterers, we describe a MSANS analysis for nonrandomly-oriented spheroids. We illustrate this with studies of the multicomponent void morphologies encountered in plasma-spray ceramic thermal barrier coatings.
Applied Physics A-Materials Science & Processing
Part 2


ceramics coatings, materials characterization, neutron scattering, small-angle scattering


Allen, A. , , N. , Ilavsky, J. and Long, G. (2002), Multiple Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Studies of Anisoptropic Materials, Applied Physics A-Materials Science & Processing, [online], (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created December 1, 2002, Updated February 19, 2017