Free-film small-angle neutron scattering: a novel container-free in situ sample environment with minimized H/D exchange

Journal of Applied Crystallography
Sebastian W KraussMirijam Zobel


The development of a container-free sample environment which is particularly well suited for in situ reaction studies of liquid samples by small-angle neutron scattering and related techniques is reported. Hydrogen exchange with the humidity from air is reduced by an encapsulating setup in a bag filled with an inert gas such as He. The effectiveness of this measure is quantitatively accessed by infrared absorption and gravimetry, and further correlated with neutron scattering.


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