Bragg's law


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Bragg's law

[′bragz ‚lȯ]
(solid-state physics)
A statement of the conditions under which a crystal will reflect a beam of x-rays with maximum intensity. Also known as Bragg's equation; Bravais' law.
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Using Bragg's Law, the path-length difference of these two incident lights was calculated to be 965.
Consider Bragg's Law, where n[lambda] = 2d sin[theta], [lambda] is the x-ray wavelength, and 2d the crystal lattice spacing in [Angstrom], and [theta] the angle the crystal makes with the sample.
A consequence of Bragg's Law is that small scattering angles are associated with spacings that are longer than typical interatomic spacings.