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.

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Also called Laue photograph.

Origin of Laue diagram

After M. von Laue, who developed it
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