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Davisson-Germer experiment

[ dey-vuh-suhn-gur-mer ]
/ ˈdeɪ və sənˈgɜr mər /
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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.

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Origin of Davisson-Germer experiment

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

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