Definition of X-ray diffraction in English:

X-ray diffraction

Syllabification: X-ray dif·frac·tion

noun

  • The scattering of X-rays by the regularly spaced atoms of a crystal, useful in obtaining information about the structure of the crystal.
    More example sentences
    • The pattern of X-ray diffraction reveals the three-dimensional structure of the protein.
    • All crystals were prepared and X-ray diffraction data collected at 110 K as described.
    • So far, a number of AAMYs from different species have been crystallized and analyzed by X-ray diffraction.

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