Davisson-Germer experiment

[ dey-vuh-suh n-gur-mer ]
/ ˈdeɪ və sənˈgɜr mər /

noun Physics.

an experiment that verified the wave properties of matter by showing that a beam of electrons is diffracted by a crystal at an angle dependent upon the velocity of the electrons.

Origin of Davisson-Germer experiment

named after C. J. Davisson and Lester Halbert Germer (1896–1971), American physicists
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