Bragg angle

noun
\ ˈbrag- \

Definition of Bragg angle

: the small angle between an incident X-ray beam and the diffracting planes of a crystal — compare bragg's law

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History and Etymology for Bragg angle

after Sir William Henry Bragg †1942 and Sir William Lawrence Bragg †1971 English physicists

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“Bragg angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bragg%20angle. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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