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The quantum theory of the Fraunhofer diffraction

Epstein, P. S. and Ehrenfest, P. (1924) The quantum theory of the Fraunhofer diffraction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 10 (4). pp. 133-139. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:EPSpnas24

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Abstract

In an important paper published on the pages of these PROCEEDINGS, W. Duane(1) makes a successful "attempt to formulate a theory of the reflection of X-rays by crystals, based on quantum ideas without reference to interference laws." A. H. Compton,(2) enlarging upon a hint contained in Duane's paper, has recently pointed out that the latter's hypothesis can be justified by the application of the general rules of the theory of quanta to the translatory motions of a crystal lattice.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1924 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated February 14, 1924.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:21 Aug 2006
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