Chapter 4. Small-Angle Scattering of X-Rays and Neutrons

  1. Dr. Eric Lifshin
  1. Claudine E. Williams1,
  2. Roland P. May2 and
  3. André Guinier3

Published Online: 24 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527613748.ch4

X-ray Characterization of Materials

X-ray Characterization of Materials

How to Cite

Williams, C. E., May, R. P. and Guinier, A. (1999) Small-Angle Scattering of X-Rays and Neutrons, in X-ray Characterization of Materials (ed E. Lifshin), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527613748.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Characterization and Environmental, Technology Laboratory, GE Corporate Research and Technology, 1 Research Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée. CNRS URA 792, Collège de France, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Institut Max von Laue-Paul Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France

  3. 3

    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 JUN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527296576

Online ISBN: 9783527613748



  • x-ray wavelengths;
  • properties of X-radiation;
  • x-ray fluorescence;
  • x-ray spectrometer;
  • quantitative analysis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Principles

  • Structural Parameters

  • Contrast Variation

  • Experimental Techniques

  • Some Applications of Small-Angle Scattering

  • References