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X-Ray Diffraction

"X-Ray Diffraction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The scattering of x-rays by matter, especially crystals, with accompanying variation in intensity due to interference effects. Analysis of the crystal structure of materials is performed by passing x-rays through them and registering the diffraction image of the rays (CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, X-RAY). (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "X-Ray Diffraction" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "X-Ray Diffraction" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 225 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 1992
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.