diffractometer


dif·frac·tom·e·ter

noun \di-ˌfrak-ˈtä-mə-tər\

Definition of DIFFRACTOMETER

:  an instrument for analyzing the structure of a usually crystalline substance from the scattering pattern produced when a beam of radiation or particles (as X-rays or neutrons) strikes it
dif·frac·to·met·ric \di-ˌfrak-tə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
dif·frac·tom·e·try \di-ˌfrak-ˈtä-mə-trē\ noun

First Known Use of DIFFRACTOMETER

circa 1909

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