The scientific papers and web pages that describe reflectometry and small-angle scattering often use specialist vocabulary. Sometimes definitions of expressions and acronyms are not clear. The documents linked below provide some introduction to this vocabulary.
Glossary about small-angle scattering and reflectometry
This provides a dictionary of short definitions of commonly used terms and acronyms in the fields of small-angle scattering and reflectometry.
Glossary for soft matter, polymers and colloids
This gives descriptions of ideas and words used to describe colloids, polymers micelles and their properties.
The SAS Portal (www.smallangles.org) provides links to information about small-angle scattering.
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