Lesson 1
Defining and Scattering Light to See - X-Ray Crystallography and Diffraction 1
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Prof. McBride, J. Michael, CHEM 125a, Freshman Organic Chemistry I, Fall 2008, YALE Open Courses: Yale University, Chemistry (Accessed 11/09/2014), http://oyc.yale.edu/chemistry/chem-125a/lecture-5 License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Professor McBride introduces the theory behind light diffraction by charged particles and its application to the study of the electron distribution in molecules by x-ray diffraction. The roles of molecular pattern and crystal lattice repetition are illustrated by shining laser light through diffraction masks to generate patterns reminiscent of those encountered in X-ray studies of ordered solids.

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