Summary: what you must know about scattering. . A plane wave:. Phase fronts (planes of equal phase). Point scatter:. Scattering vector. Point scatters:. Continuous medium:. Form factor scattering. Independent scatterers:. Form factor scattering An example: a uniform sphere. .
Phase fronts (planes of equal phase)
total surface area
2p/dexperimental Form Factor
4 orders of magnitude variation
‘2D object’Form factor scatteringMore examples: disks & rods
R = 95 nm
Johnson et al. (Utrecht); published in Langmuir (2005)
M. Klokkenburg et al.,
to be published.
See slides of the other lecture