Simulations and experiments on RITA-2 at PSI

S.N. Klausen, K. Lefmann, D.F. McMorrow, F. Altorfer, S. Janssen, M. Luthy

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    The cold-neutron triple-axis spectrometer RITA-2 designed and built at Riso National Laboratory was installed at the neutron source SINQ at Paul Scherrer Institute in April/May 2001. In connection with the installation of RITA-2, computer simulations were performed using the neutron ray-tracing package McStas. The simulation results are compared to real experimental results obtained with a powder sample. Especially, the flux at the sample position and the resolution function of the spectrometer are investigated.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalApplied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing
    Issue numberS
    Pages (from-to)S1508-S1510
    Publication statusPublished - 2002


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