X-Ray Diffraction Model
Show analog between diffraction of light by a two-dimensional grating and diffraction of x-rays by a single crystal.◙
Laser with slides of optical crystals an two-dimensional gratings.◙
A laser beam is incident on a two-dimensional grating, resulting in a diffraction pattern which has the symmetry of the grating and is similar to the diffraction pattern of x-rays from a single crystal with that symmetry. A variety of optical crystals is available.