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Diffraction Scattering Techniques

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    When an X-ray is shined on a crystal, it diffracts in a pattern characteristic of the structure.

    Thumbnail: Photo of an X-Ray Diffraction machine. Photo from the Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility Website. Image used with permission.