Definition of X-ray crystallography in English:

X-ray crystallography

Line breaks: X-ray crys¦tal|log¦raphy


[mass noun]
  • The study of crystals and their structure by means of the diffraction of X-rays by the regularly spaced atoms of crystalline materials.
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    • The structures used in this study were all determined through X-ray crystallography.
    • The goal of the mission is to bring back crystals grown in space, and analyse the crystals by X-ray crystallography.
    • Hodgkin used X-ray crystallography to study the structure of biologically interesting molecules.

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