Debye-Scherrer method

De·bye-Scher·rer method | \dəˈbīˈsherə(r)-\

Definition of Debye-Scherrer method 

: a method of forming a diffraction pattern by directing a beam of X rays onto an aggregate of small crystals (as in the powdered form of a substance) and by photographing the pattern so formed to provide a means of identifying crystalline substances

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History and Etymology for Debye-Scherrer method

after P. J. W. Debye and Paul Scherrer, born 1890 Swiss physicist

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