Nikitenko, Yu.V.; Ignatovich, V.K.; Radu, F.: Interaction of neutrons with layered magnetic media in oscillating magnetic field. Physica B 406 (2011), p. 2473-2477
New experimental possibilities of investigating layered magnetic structures in oscillating magnetic fields are discussed. Spin-flip and nonspin-flip neutron reflection and transmission probabilities show a frequency dependency near the magnetic neutron resonance condition. This allows to increase the precision of the static magnetic depth profile measurements of the magnetized matter. Moreover, this opens new possibilities of measuring the induction of the oscillating field inside the matter and determining the magnetic susceptibility of the oscillating magnetic field. Refraction of neutrons as they pass through a magnetic prism in the presence of an oscillating magnetic field is also investigated. A non-polarized neutron beam splits into eight spatially separated neutron beams, whose intensity and polarization depend on the strength and frequency of the oscillating field. Also, it is shown that the oscillating magnetic permeability of an angstrom-thick layer can be measured with a neutron wave resonator.