Learning About SAS

Small Angle Scattering is a set of techniques to explore structures on the nano to micron scale. There is a wide array of information available for novice, intermediate, and even advanced small angle scatterers. Here we have collected a number of tutorials as well as a glossary of common terms (a.k.a. jargon).


Wikipedia has reasonably good entries on a range of small-angle scattering topics, including: small-angle scattering (SAS), small-angle neutron scattering (SANS)small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS), grazing incidence small-angle scattering (GISAXS/GISANS), and biological small-angle scattering.



A glossary of common SAS terms

A suggested reading list for more detailed information on small-angle scattering techniques can be found in our bibliography, on the Resources page.