A horizontal reflectometer. The instrument is built of a 2.5 m long mirror and an inclined elliptical guide. The grazing angle is defined by a set of
slits. The sample size is 4cm x 4cm (horizontal sample).
The role of the mirror is to provide an angle of incidence of up to 4 deg and at the same time avoid a direct line of sight to the source.
The reflectivity is the ratio between the direct beam reflected beam intensities. Therefore two simulations are needed to get the reflectivity curve:
Example: mcrun Reflectometer.instr -n1e10 directbeam=1,thetasample=0.4,Qmin=0,Qmax=0.15 -d directbeam
Example: mcrun Reflectometer.instr -n1e10 directbeam=0,thetasample=0.4,Qmin=0,Qmax=0.15 -d reflectedbeam
Parameters in boldface are required;
the others are optional.