Kikuchi lines

Kikuchi lines

[kē′kü·chē ‚līnz]
(crystallography)
A pattern consisting of pairs of white and dark parallel lines, obtained when an electron beam is scattered (diffracted) by a crystalline solid; the pattern gives information on the structure of the crystal.
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