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Microscopy with ultracold neutrons
Author(s): Alexander I. Frank
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Paper Abstract

Neutron microscopy is in the initial stage of its technological development. We pin our greatest hopes on the use of ultracold neutrons (UCN) as the preferred method of investigation. The experiment here shows that it is possible to build the neutron microscope with UCN in spite of the largely disturbing action of gravity. However, this possibility is presently limited by the low intensity of available UCN sources. The most promising sources are phase contrast and polarization neutron microscopes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 November 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1738, Neutron Optical Devices and Applications, (23 November 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130642
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Alexander I. Frank, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russia)

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

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