Definition of diffract in English:
verb[with object] Physics
Cause to undergo diffraction: experiments found that a beam of electrons could be diffracted like light (as adjective diffracted) diffracted X-rays
More example sentences
- Alternating dark and light parallel lines on the detector mark where columns of silicon atoms diffract the electrons.
- So as the single photon's wave function passes through the slits it is diffracted and interferes with itself.
- In 1912, Max von Laue predicted that the spacing of crystal layers is small enough to diffract light of the appropriate wavelength.
- Example sentences
- Vortex launch with diffractive optical elements reduces back reflection into the laser source and improves the bandwidth over multimode fiber links.
- The large, open aperture of the exposed gain media provides plenty of room to multiplex pump beams as well as very low diffractive loss for the circulating laser mode.
- The general wavefront coding element is nonrotationally symmetric and smooth, although diffractive surfaces can be used.
- Example sentences
- The fractal behaviour of the diffractively produced particles remains almost unchanged for different flux factors.
- Diagams 1 and 2 show Feynman diagrams corresponding to the interactions necessary to diffractively produce Z and W bosons from these arrangements.
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