Translation of diffract in Spanish:


difractar, v.

Pronunciation /dəˈfrækt//dɪˈfrakt/

transitive verb

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    • Alternating dark and light parallel lines on the detector mark where columns of silicon atoms diffract the electrons.
    • So as the single photon's wave function passes through the slits it is diffracted and interferes with itself.
    • His lab has developed a chip device that diffracts light in the presence of certain antibodies.
    • You wouldn't see the rainbow effect if you used two reflecting surfaces an inch apart because that distance too large to diffract visible light.
    • In 1912, Max von Laue predicted that the spacing of crystal layers is small enough to diffract light of the appropriate wavelength.

intransitive verb

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