angle of incidence

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Synonyms for angle of incidence

the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence

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Glancing Angle Deposition of Thin Films: Engineering the Nanoscale
Hence there is a reflection when the glancing angle satisfies Bragg's Law.
To be reflected, rather than absorbed, X rays must strike a mirror at a glancing angle, like a stone skipping across a pond.
The University wishes to appoint a Contractor or Contractors to supply a fully integrated, easy to operate, high resolution x-ray diffractometer for powder diffraction, residual stress, structure and texture analysis in standard and glancing angle modes.
427 nm neutrons by the manufacturer and it is better than 85% for a glancing angle m = 3 [9].