Definition

The scattering intensity $I(q)$ is calculated as

$$ I(q) = \begin{cases} A q^{-m1} + \text{background} & q <= q_c \\ C q^{-m2} + \text{background} & q > q_c \end{cases}

$$

where $q_c$ = the location of the crossover from one slope to the other, $A$ = the scaling coefficent that sets the overall intensity of the lower Q power law region, $m1$ = power law exponent at low Q, and $m2$ = power law exponent at high Q. The scaling of the second power law region (coefficent C) is then automatically scaled to match the first by following formula:

$$ C = \frac{A q_c^{m2}}{q_c^{m1}}

$$

.. note:: Be sure to enter the power law exponents as positive values!

For 2D data the scattering intensity is calculated in the same way as 1D, where the $q$ vector is defined as

$$ q = \sqrt{q_x^2 + q_y^2}

$$

References

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Authorship and Verification

**Author:** NIST IGOR/DANSE **Date:** pre 2010

**Last Modified by:** Wojciech Wpotrzebowski **Date:** February 18, 2016

**Last Reviewed by:** Paul Butler **Date:** March 21, 2016

Created By |
sasview |

Uploaded |
Sept. 7, 2017, 3:56 p.m. |

Category |
Shape-Independent |

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0 |

Verified |
Verified by SasView Team on 07 Sep 2017 |

In Library |
This model is included in the SasView library by default |

Files |
two_power_law.py |

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