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Thermal Equilibration of Samples for Neutron Scattering



Tobias K Herman, Julia Scherschligt, Sarah Cunegunda Parks


Temperature relaxation and equilibration of samples for neutron scattering was investigated in a selection of samples and sample cells within the range of 5-300K. A sample model was developed that relates thermal relaxation time constants to material properties of the sample and sample cell. This model should facilitate extension of this study to prediction of thermal behavior in other systems.
Journal of Applied Crystallography


neutron scattering, sample environment, sample holders, sample cans, sample cells, thermal behavior, powder samples


Herman, T. , Scherschligt, J. and Parks, S. (2013), Thermal Equilibration of Samples for Neutron Scattering, Journal of Applied Crystallography, [online], (Accessed June 25, 2024)


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Created January 16, 2013, Updated October 12, 2021