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Blurness of rings in electron diffraction

  1. Sep 22, 2012 #1
    Hi guys,

    I just did an experiment about electron diffraction the other day, and I had a really difficult time measuring the radii of the rings because they were quite blurred at the edges. Anyone knows why they are so blur, especially for the first (innermost) ring?
     
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  3. Sep 22, 2012 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Welcome to PF;
    The probably blur for similar reasons that the fringes in Youngs interference are blurry.

    Does the theory predict definite clear boundaries for the rings?
     
  4. Sep 22, 2012 #3

    jtbell

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    It depends on the apparatus. Can you give us more details about the apparatus?
     
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