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Some Effects of Vibration on X-Ray Diffraction by Crystals*

J. E. White
J. E. White
Acoustics Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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January 01, 2000
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07 May 1950


A technique is described which makes use of Bragg reflection of z-rays to give a “picture” of the vibration pattern on the face of a crystalline plate. The dependence of this pattern on the direction of the x-ray beam is illustrated, and a comparison between dust patterns and x-ray patterns for a vibrating bar fairly well establishes that the local curvature of the crystal is responsible for the observed increase in x-ray reflection. Reference is made to quantitative measurements on statically bent quartz and to an approximate theory treating the effect.

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Seismic Wave Propagation: Collected Works of J. E. White

J. E. White
J. E. White
Professor Emeritus, Colorado School of Mines
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