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FANS – Specifications

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  Energy transfer range 5 - 250 meV  (Click on these links to see figures)

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 Resolution ~1.1 meV at low energies (determined by the filter cutoff); resolution at high energies given by the performance of monochromator  Energy resolution

Q range

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 Detector coverage 9% of 4 π

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 In phase-II Double focusing monochromators will provide an incident flux of almost 107 n/cm2.s ( a gain of ~4 over phase I) Estimated incident flux 

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 Incident beam cross-section 30 mm x 70 mm

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 Minimum sample mass 10 mg for a hydrocarbon sample

Instrument scientists
Craig M. Brown (301) 975 5134
Terry Udovic (301) 975 6241
Juscelino Lećo (301) 975 8867


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