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A novel real-space scattering technique, spin-echo small-angle neutron scattering for magnetic samples, is described. Previously, this method has been exploited for non-magnetic samples only, in order to measure the nuclear density correlation function. Magnetic scattering is different from nuclear scattering as in the former a partial neutron spin-flip that affects the phase accumulation of the Larmor precession occurs just at the moment of scattering. Because of this intrinsic property of magnetic scattering, one can use a magnetic sample as a flipper in the spin-echo technique. This enables the separation of the magnetic contribution from other sources of scattering. Particular features of the technique are pointed out. Some model examples are considered. The similarity and the differences of magnetic SESANS with respect to the technique of three-dimensional neutron depolarization are discussed. The theoretical description is proven by experiments.

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