Lyman G. Parratt


Lyman G. Parratt (May 17, 1908 - June 29, 1995) was an American physicist. He is known for various research using x-rays. Parratt was born in Salt Lake City. In 1954, Parratt used x-rays to explore the surface of copper-coated glass, thereby creating the field of X-ray reflectivity, X-ray reflectometry.L. G. Parratt
''Phys. Rev.'' 95, 359 (1954).
/ref> He died in Redmond, Oregon, aged 87.

See also

*G√ľnther Porod, Austrian x-ray physicist with somewhat similar name.


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