Lorentz polarization factor

Lorentz polarization factor

[′lȯr‚ens ‚pō·lə·rə′zā·shən ‚fak·tər]
(optics)
A geometric factor in the equation for the intensity of x-rays or other radiation diffracted through a given angle by a crystalline substance.
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