Bragg's law

Bragg's law
the law that the intensity of a crystal reflection of an x-ray is a function of the angle (Bragg angle) that is the complement of the angle of incidence of the x-ray.
[1910-15; named after Sir W. H. and Sir W. L. BRAGG]

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