Laue diagram

noun Crystallography.

a diffraction pattern used to study crystal structure, consisting of symmetrically arranged spots obtained when a beam of x-rays, electrons, or neutrons is passed through a thin crystal and exposes a photographic plate.

Origin of Laue diagram

after M. von Laue, who developed it
Also called Laue photograph. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019