Bragg reflection

noun \ˈbrag-, -aa-, -ai-\

Definition of Bragg reflection

  1. :  the action of a crystal in reflecting X rays or particle waves (such as electrons or neutrons) in a manner analogous to that of a reflection grating upon light incident at a suitable angle — compare bragg's law

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Origin and Etymology of bragg reflection

after Sir William H. Bragg †1942 and Sir William L. Bragg †1971 English physicists


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