X-Ray Diffraction Snap Shot of Coherent Lattice Dynamics (image) American Institute of Physics Share Print E-Mail Caption This image depicts time-resolved X-ray diffraction on a laser-excited thin film which is transiently split in an expanded and a compressed sub layer due to coherent lattice dynamics. Credit Daniel Schick Usage Restrictions This image may be used only with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.