Strengths of Metals


No experimental method has been suggested for recording directly the pure diffraction broadenings of X-ray reflexions ; there is always an appreciable amount of broadening due to experimental conditions, and the diffraction broadening has to be disentangled from the total broadening by various procedures1,2. In any statement of results, therefore, it is essential that the particular procedure used should be stated, so that even if other workers think it unsatisfactory they should at least have some basis for comparison with their own results.


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LIPSON, H., STOKES, A. Strengths of Metals. Nature 163, 871 (1949).

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