|Title||Structured neutron waves|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||D. Sarenac, C. W. Clark, D. G. Cory, C. Kapahi, B. Heacock, M. G. Huber, J. Nsofini, C. B. Shahi, and D. A. Pushin|
|Editor||SM. Shahriar, and J. Scheuer|
|Conference Name||OPTICAL, OPTO-ATOMIC, AND ENTANGLEMENT-ENHANCED PRECISION METROLOGY|
|Keywords||Neutron Interferometry, Neutrons, orbital angular momentum, spin-orbit states, Structured Waves|
Emerging quantum materials are becoming the building blocks for quantum devices and they are enabling new advances from spintronics to topological insulators. Their functionality typically comes from their inner magnetic field structure. Neutrons are a particularly good probe to characterize such features. The control of neutron orbital angular momentum and the spin-orbit interaction enables new characterizing techniques and increased sensitivity towards specific material properties. Here we review the preparation and characterization methods of structured neutron waves.