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Davisson-Germer experiment

[dey-vuh-suh n-gur-mer] /ˈdeɪ və sənˈgɜr mər/
noun, Physics.
1.
an experiment that verified the wave properties of matter by showing that a beam of electrons is diffracted by a crystal at an angle dependent upon the velocity of the electrons.
Origin
named after C. J. Davisson and Lester Halbert Germer (1896-1971), American physicists
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