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Lau·e(lou′ə), Max Theodore Felix von 1879-1960.
German physicist who won a 1914 Nobel Prize for demonstrating the diffraction of x-rays by crystals.
(Biography) Max Theodor Felix von (maks ˈteːodoːr ˈfeːlɪks fɔn). 1879–1960, German physicist. He pioneered the technique of measuring the wavelengths of X-rays by their diffraction by crystals and contributed to the theory of relativity: Nobel prize for physics 1914