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X-ray scattering from two atomic planes in a primitive crystal.


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crystallography

X-ray diffraction from an array of atoms situated at lattice points in a primitive crystal.


from Greek κρυσταλλος − (krustallos) ice, crystal + γραφειν (graphein) − to write

The branch of science devoted to the study of molecular and crystalline structure and properties, with far-reaching applications in mineralogy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology and materials science.



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