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Neutron Diffraction
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Neutron diffraction or even elastic neutron scattering is the effective use of neutron scattering on the determination of atomic or magnetic structure of a material. A sample to become examined is put in a beam associated with thermal or cold neutrons to acquire a diffraction pattern that gives information of the structure on the material. The technique resembles X-ray diffraction but this can different scattering components, neutrons and X-rays provide complementary information.

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