Feature #1030

SLD, specular and particle density

Added by a.glavic almost 6 years ago. Updated 4 months ago.

Status:RejectedStart date:07 Apr 2015
Priority:NormalDue date:
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Particle density does not seem to be taken into account when calculating R/T parameters.
Simple example is a 2D lattice of relatively dense particles (e.g. lattice parameter 2*radius) in an air layer. Specular reflectivity if this situation is calculated equal to the pure substrate, although the layer SLD is 30%-40% of the particle SLD. It's not possible to circumvent this by just setting the layer sld to the actual density, as this decreases the contrast for the in-plane structure factor.

Expected behavior: The particle density is calculated and the SLD for the R/T calculation is the particle SLD * particle density + layer SLD * (1-particle density)


#1 Updated by herck almost 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Backlog

#2 Updated by herck almost 6 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature

#3 Updated by wuttke over 4 years ago

  • Parent task set to #1438

#4 Updated by pospelov over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Backlog to Rejected

Rejected, see #1823

#5 Updated by wuttke 4 months ago

  • Parent task deleted (#1438)

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