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Supermirror neutron guide
Author(s): Benedicte Ballot; Francois J. Samuel; Bernard Farnoux
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Paper Abstract

We present the results of investigations by grazing incidence neutron reflectometry of supermirrors NiC/Ti. Their effective critical angle is 1.9 times the critical angle of natural nickel. With these supermirrors, a curve neutron guide has been installed in the neutron guide hall of the ORPHEE reactor. This guide, called G5bis, has a radius of 155 m. The total flux measured at the guide exit is 1.22 109 the layout and performances of the new guide are compared to the guide G5 and to a classical multichannel bender.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 November 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1738, Neutron Optical Devices and Applications, (23 November 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130627
Show Author Affiliations
Benedicte Ballot, CEA-CNRS and CILAS (France)
Francois J. Samuel, CILAS (France)
Bernard Farnoux, CEA-CNRS (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1738:
Neutron Optical Devices and Applications
Charles F. Majkrzak; James L. Wood, Editor(s)

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