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Diffraction

  Introduction to diffraction      
 

Learning Objectives:

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • state why diffraction techniques are important;
  • explain in simple terms why diffraction effects occur for radiation incident on crystalline materials; and
  • state the relationship between the size of the wavelength of the incident radiation and the size of the scatterers for diffraction effects to be observed.

Section listing:

 

 
   Introduction  | Geometry | Intensity | X-ray Diffraction | Electron Diffraction 
 
 

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