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Multiple Bragg reflection by a thick mosaic crystal. Corrigendum


aJülich Centre for Neutron Science at MLZ, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, 85747 Garching, Germany
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An inconsistent approximation in Wuttke [Acta Cryst. (2014), A70, 429–440] is corrected. Section 3.5 on the polar angle random walk is withdrawn.

Section 3.5 of Wuttke (2014)[Wuttke, J. (2014). Acta Cryst. A70, 429-440.] investigates how multiple Bragg reflections change the polar angle of the radiation propagation vector. This entire section is withdrawn because of an error in the initial equation (64). Equation (64) was based on the series expansions (33) and (62), which were truncated at inconsistent orders. Since the α expansion (33) is used up to order β2, a term in β2 should also have been retained in (62). This leads to some cancellation and has the consequence that the term [\varepsilon _{j}^{2}] in (64) should not be present. This invalidates the quantitative theory developed in Section 3.5. The restoring force that explains the confined random walk, observed in the Monte Carlo simulations and reported in the upper panel of Fig. 6, is of higher order in .


First citationWuttke, J. (2014). Acta Cryst. A70, 429–440.  Web of Science CrossRef IUCr Journals Google Scholar

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