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The theory of Compton scattering

W. Schülke

in X-Ray Compton Scattering

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198501688
eISBN:
9780191718045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198501688.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter deals with the theory of the double differential photon scattering cross-section in both non-relativistic and relativistic treatments. It shows how the Impulse Approximation leads to a ... More


INELASTIC LIGHT SCATTERING BY LOW-LYING EXCITATIONS OF QUANTUM HALL FLUIDS

Vittorio Pellegrini and Aron Pinczuk

in Problems of Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum coherence phenomena in electron-hole and coupled matter-light systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238873
eISBN:
9780191716652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238873.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter reviews inelastic light scattering by low-lying excitations of two-dimensional quantum Hall fluids in semiconductor nanostructures at very low temperatures and large magnetic fields. It ... More


Deep Inelastic Scattering

Robin Devenish and Amanda Cooper-Sarkar

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198506713
eISBN:
9780191709562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506713.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The book provides a self-contained account of deep inelastic scattering (DIS) in high energy physics. It covers the classic results that lead to the quark-parton model of hadrons and the ... More


Structural Crystallography and Phase Transitions

M. E. LINES and A. M. GLASS

in Principles and Applications of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198507789
eISBN:
9780191709944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507789.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses structural crystallography and phase transitions. If all atoms in a crystal were exactly at their official lattice sites and there were no order-disorder ambiguity as to the ... More


Move to UCLA and continuing concerns

JAGDISH MEHRA and KIMBALL A. MILTON

in Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198527459
eISBN:
9780191709593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527459.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Julian Schwinger left Harvard University in 1971 to move to the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), perhaps because he perceived that his source theory had received a chilly reception at ... More


Scattering

Sönke Johnsen

in The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139906
eISBN:
9781400840663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139906.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses scattering. As mentioned already, optics is primarily photons interacting with electrons, atoms, and molecules. If the energy of the photon matches the difference in energy ... More


The Development Of QCD

GÜNTHER DISSERTORI, IAN G. KNOWLES, and MICHAEL SCHMELLING

in Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199566419
eISBN:
9780191708060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566419.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter reviews and puts into context the experiments which lead to the formulation of QCD. Starting from the static quark model, the phenomenology of deep inelastic scattering processes is ... More


Fundamental transmission electron microscopy

Xiaodong Zou, Sven Hovmöller, and Peter Oleynikov

in Electron Crystallography: Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580200
eISBN:
9780191731211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580200.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Fundamental transmission electron microscopy covers the topics of resolution, electron optics, image recording systems and image distortions and how they can be handled by hardware (Cs-correctors) ... More


The processing of experimental data

Eugeniusz Żukowski

in X-Ray Compton Scattering

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198501688
eISBN:
9780191718045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198501688.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter provides a comprehensive account of how raw data are corrected for systematic effects in the spectra in order to deduce the Compton profile, i.e., the quantity that is related to the ... More


Deep Inelastic Electron Scattering

Michael E. Peskin

in Concepts of Elementary Particle Physics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198812180
eISBN:
9780191850301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812180.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter describes the parton model of the inelastic scattering of electrons from protons, tests of this model, and the use of this model to understand the internal structure of the proton.


OBSERVATION OF MICROSCOPIC MAGNETISM

Dante Gatteschi, Roberta Sessoli, and Jacques Villain

in Molecular Nanomagnets

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567530
eISBN:
9780191718298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567530.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter is devoted to the observation of microscopic magnetism, working out in some detail the most commonly used magnetic techniques. The basic aspects of these techniques are only briefly ... More


Neutron and photon scattering

E. R. DOBBS

in Helium Three

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198506409
eISBN:
9780191709463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506409.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter examines the structure of 3He-4He mixtures with neutrons. It focuses on thermal neutron studies of the quasiparticle excitation spectrum and structure functions. It begins with the ... More


Examples of inelastic scattering

D. S. Sivia

in Elementary Scattering Theory: For X-ray and Neutron Users

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199228676
eISBN:
9780191775116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228676.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Crystallography

This chapter, which considers a number of examples of inelastic scattering, aims to gain an appreciation of the types of dynamical behaviour that can be probed with X-rays and neutrons, without being ... More


Secondary emission and gain

A. G. Wright

in The Photomultiplier Handbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199565092
eISBN:
9780191747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199565092.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Secondary-electron emission generates gain in conventional vacuum photomultipliers with discrete dynodes. This is a cascade process involving between 6 and 20 elements. Generally, the higher the ... More


Harmonic Lattice Dynamics: Classical and Quantum

J. B. Ketterson

in The Physics of Solids

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198742906
eISBN:
9780191821523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742906.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 4 presented some simple and historically important models of the vibrational response of atoms in solids from which thermal properties of the lattice could be approximately calculated. This ... More


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