Coherent X-ray scattering data for plastics

Aysun Böke


Coherent x-ray scattering data including molecular interference effects are obtained for plastics.  To determine the effect of molecular interference, the molecular form factors are calculated.  The theoretical results of molecular form factors are compared with experimental values in literature.  The molecular form factors varies importantly for low momentum transfer values.  As a result of this, for very low photon energies, a significant change in the coherent scattering cross sections is observed.  The interference effects are the main cause of form factor and coherent scattering coefficient differences.  The results obtained in this study will provide remarkable data for use by others to model photon transport problems.

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