Sir William Henry Bragg


Physics

Sir William H. Bragg won the 1915 physics Nobel Prize with is son William L. Bragg “for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays." The Braggs contributed greatly to the work von Laue began in X-ray crystallography. They created an X-ray spectrometer and studied the reflected and diffracted spectrum from various crystals whose structure was known and unknown at the time, advancing the methods used and this area of physics.

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