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A question

  1. Feb 28, 2004 #1
    A question;

    What is Bragg diffraction? (X-ray scattering??)

    What is to be done with it? (I read something about beam splitting and diffraction of atoms by changing the momentum)

    Thanks.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 28, 2004 #2
    The X rays used are of a similar wavelength as the atomic spacings of many crystals. The X rays therefore diffract when entering a crystal and the diffraction pattern can be used to work out the atomic spacings and crystal structure of the material.

    Type Bragg Diffraction into Google for hundreds of links.
     
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