Diffraction refers to various phenomena that occur when a wave encounters an obstacle or opening - which may also be atoms in a crystal. Incoming waves bend around the atoms and outgoing waves build a diffraction pattern, which reveals the molecular structure of a material.
Please find below a list of diffraction techniques used at BESSY II. Select one technique to get to a list of BESSY II instruments that employ it.
|Crystallography (biological macromolecules)||Crystallography (biological macromolecules)|
|Crystallography (material sciences)||Crystallography (material sciences)|
|Powder Diffraction||Powder Diffraction|
|Single Crystal Diffraction||Single Crystal Diffraction|
|Surface Diffraction||Surface Diffraction|
|LEED||Low Energy Electron Diffraction|
|Time-resolved diffraction||Time-resolved diffraction|