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Bragg scattering

noun Physics.

the diffraction phenomenon exhibited by a crystal bombarded with x-rays in such a way that each plane of the crystal lattice acts as a reflector (Bragg reflector).

Origin of Bragg scattering

see origin at Bragg's law
Also called Bragg reflection. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019