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what happen to crystal after hit with X-rays
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Posted 06 August 2010 - 11:23 AM
I am wondering, when crystal is put into the laser beam, one get diffreacted data, but does crystal remian intact after the hit, is it damage by the x-rays. is it wasted?????
Posted 08 August 2010 - 12:57 PM
the X-rays are not damaging to the substance, usually - the diffraction is due to the interaction between the atoms and the x-ray particles/waves (photons essentially), as in the double slit experiment.