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Reflectometry uses neutrons scattered at grazing angles to probe the nuclear and magnetic composition of flat samples. Common types of materials studied include biological membranes, magnetic multilayers, and polymer films.  The NCNR has three reflectometers -  PBR, MAGIK, and NG-7 - each specially configured for different types of research.  Please visit the instrument pages (linked above) for specific information.

RESEARCH EXAMPLES (click for link)

structure of lipid membranes

NATURE 462, 473 (2009)

charge transfer in manganites

PRL 107, 167202 (2011)

stability of organic glasses SCIENCE 315, 19 (2007)

Chuck Majkrzak - team leader

Norm Berk - theory

Julie Borchers - magnetism

Joe Dura - electrochemistry

Alex Grutter - magnetism

Frank Heinrich - biology

David Hoogerheide - biology

Paul Kienzle - software

Brian Kirby - magnetism

Susan Krueger - biology

Brian Maranville - magnetism

Ella Milhailescu - biology

Hirsh Nanda - biology

Sushil Satija - polymers

Dan Scott - biology

Olena Tartakivska - theory

David Worcester - biology

Last modified 31-July-2014 by website owner: NCNR (attn: Brian Kirby)

TEAM MEMBERS

ONLINE CALCULATORS

SOFTWARE

specular reflectivity

specular comparison

off-specular planner

scattering length density

Refl1D:  model fitting

DiRefl:  direct inversion

Reflpak:  data reduction

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