reflection HEED

reflection HEED

[ri′flek·shən ‚hēd]
(physics)
A form of HEED (high-energy electron diffraction) in which electrons are incident at small angles (0.5-4°) to the surface, and are reflected from it. Abbreviated RHEED.
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