X-Ray Diffraction

X-Ray Diffraction - X-Ray Diffraction Outline Part 1 A....

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X-Ray Diffraction Outline Part 1 A. What is an X-Ray? a. Definition: electromagnetic radiation, similar in nature to light, but having a much smaller wave-length. b. Possess both particle-like and wave-like characteristics B. Particle-like Characteristics a. Photoelectric Effect b. Compton Scattering C. Wave-like Characteristics a. Electron Diffraction b. Wavelength - distance from tops/bottoms of successive waves c. Amplitude - ½ the distance from the top of the crest and the bottom of the next trough Part 2 D. Uses Of X-Rays a. Medical and Dental Diagnostics b. Nondestructive testing and evaluation c. Chemical Analysis d. Determination of Structure by Diffraction Techniques E. Qualitative Properties of X-Rays a. When exposed to x-rays, many materials will fluoresce b. X-rays affect photographic emulsions c. Various materials are more or less transparent to x-rays d. X-rays travel in straight lines e. Magnetic fields do not deflect x-rays f. Whenever a beam of high-energy electrons strikes an object, x-rays are
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