Table of Contents – 3 Scattering theory: nuclear

3.1 Scattering of slow neutrons from a single spinless nucleus 87

3.2 The Fermi pseudopotential 95

3.3 Scattering by simple objects: form factors 96

3.4 Scattering cross sections and scattering length density 101

3.5 Double differential scattering cross section and the Fermi

golden rule 103

3.6 Coherent and incoherent scattering 107

3.7 Scattering functions and correlation functions 116

3.8 Dynamical susceptibility and linear response theory 118

3.9 Elastic scattering cross sections, total scattering, and static

approximation 124

3.10 Total scattering and multiple scattering 128

3.11 Examples of correlation functions and the Gaussian

approximation 131

3.12 Concluding remarks 137

Further reading 138