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Title: Frozen O 2 layer revealed by neutron reflectometry

We investigated a 63 thick film originating from frozen air on a solid substrate via neutron reflectometry. Furthermore, the experiment shows that neutron reflectometry allows performing chemical surface analysis by quantifying the composition of this frozen layer and identifies the film to be frozen oxygen.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [1] ;  [4]
  1. Julich Research Centre, Garching (Germany). JCNS Outstation at MLZ
  2. Paul Scherrer Inst. (PSI), Villigen (Switzerland). Lab for Neutron Scattering and Imaging
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Neutron Sciences Directorate
  4. Julich Research Centre, Garching (Germany). JCNS Outstation at MLZ; Julich Research (Germany). JCNS-2
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Results in Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 2211-3797
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Spallation Neutron Source (SNS)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; thin film; neutron reflectometry; surface oxygen layer
OSTI Identifier:
1354675