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Glossary of Chemical Terms - X

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X ray
Electromagnetic radiation of high frequency and short wavelength (ranging from 10-11 to 10-9 meters).
X-ray crystallography
A technique of determining a molecule's three-dimensional structure by analyzing the X-ray diffraction patterns of crystals made up of the molecule in question.

Glossary created by David Shaw (Madison Area Technical College) for The Chemistry Place.

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