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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  • Bragg’s relationship — Brego ir Vulfo sąlyga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Bragg’s law; Bragg’s reflection condition; Bragg’s relationship vok. Reflexionsbedingung von Bragg, f; Wulf Braggsche Bedingung, f rus. закон Брэгга, m; условие Брэгга Вульфа, n… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Bragg diffraction — (also referred to as the Bragg formulation of X ray diffraction) was first proposed by William Lawrence Bragg and William Henry Bragg in 1913 in response to their discovery that crystalline solids produced surprising patterns of reflected X rays… …   Wikipedia

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  • Bragg'slaw — Bragg s law (brăgz) n. The fundamental law of x ray crystallography, nλ = 2dsinθ, where n is an integer, λis the wavelength of a beam of x rays incident on a crystal with lattice planes separated by distance d, and θis the Bragg angle.   [After… …   Universalium

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