Time-of-Flight Neutron Diffraction (TOF-ND) Analyses of the Composition and Minting of Ancient Judaean “Biblical” Coins

@article{Nagler2019TimeofFlightND,
  title={Time-of-Flight Neutron Diffraction (TOF-ND) Analyses of the Composition and Minting of Ancient Judaean “Biblical” Coins},
  author={Stephen E. Nagler and Alexandru D. Stoica and Grigoreta M Stoica and Ke An and Harley D. Skorpenske and Orlando Rios and David B. Hendin and Nathan W. Bower},
  journal={Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry},
  year={2019},
  volume={2019}
}
TOF-ND elastic scattering of thermal neutrons offers some important advantages over X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray fluorescence (XRF), and metallography for the study of archaeological and numismatic problems. Traditional analytical methods are usually destructive and often probe only the surface. Neutrons deeply penetrate samples, simultaneously giving nondestructive bulk information about the crystal structure, composition, and texture (alignment of crystallites) from which thermomechanical… 
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