Bragg scattering

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Etymology[edit]

Named after William Lawrence Bragg and his father William Henry Bragg, who proposed the idea in 1913.

Noun[edit]

Bragg scattering (usually uncountable, plural Bragg scatterings)

  1. (physics) the diffraction phenomenon exhibited by a crystal bombarded with X-rays in such a way that each plane of the crystal lattice acts as a reflector.

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