Borrmann effect

Borrmann effect

[′bȯr‚män i′fekt]
(physics)
The irregular transmission of x-rays when a single crystal of high perfection is placed in a monochromatic x-ray beam in a reflecting position.
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The laser people responded that they intend to embed the lasing nuclei in a crystal; then a property of the crystal known as Borrmann effect would alter the energy balance so as to make gamma ray emission more likely.