Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Ciència en el seu context: la introducció de la difracció de raigs X a Catalunya (1912-1936)

Xavier Mañes Beltrán

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Once the German physicist Max von Laue discovered that crystals could
diffract X rays (1912), the new phenomenon was applied to the determination of crystalline
structures. This article gives some clues on how that subject was introduced in
Catalonia and what work was done until the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.

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