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Dynamical diffraction

When a crystal is perfect or nearly perfect, the usual geometrical, or kinematical theory of diffraction is an insufficient approximation and the dynamical theory of diffraction must be used to describe the diffracted intensities.

See also

  • Section 5.1 of International Tables of Crystallography, Volume B for X-rays
  • Section 5.2 of International Tables of Crystallography, Volume B for electrons
  • Section 5.3 of International Tables of Crystallography, Volume B for neutrons