High-resolution Fourier diffractometry for long-pulse neutron sources

A. M. Balagurov, V. L. Aksenov, V. A. Trounov

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New ideas and novel electronics have renewed the interest in neutron scattering correlation technique which has become popular again after a long period of disregard. In this paper, application of the correlation Fourier technique to diffraction experiments at long-pulse neutron sources (LPS) and the experience of operating the high resolution Fourier diffractometer (HRFD) instrument, the first neutron HRFD at the LPS-type source, the IBR-2 pulsed reactor in Dubna, are discussed. A comparison between the performance parameters of conventional time-of-flight (TOF)-diffractometers at LPS with the possible characteristics of the Fourier diffractometer is presented,

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-194
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997


  • Fourier diffractometer
  • High resolution
  • Long-pulse neutron sources

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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