Neutron Scattering Background Signals Visualization Tool

This webtool visualizes background signals commonly seen in neutron scattering experiments, including those due to scattering from aluminum, CYTOP and helium gas. CYTOP is commonly used as a hydrogen-free glue in neutron scattering experiments, and its signals are mainly at Q ≈ 1 Å-1 below 10 meV. Helium gas is commonly used to facilitate thermal exchange, and helium atoms scatter neutrons resulting in a temperature-dependent background signal.

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Energy Binned from to meV