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X-Ray Crystallography

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ISBN-10: 1891389777

ISBN-13: 9781891389771

Edition: 2015

Authors: Gregory S. Girolami

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This well-balanced, thorough, and clearly written introduction to the subject features illustrations and study questions throughout. It is a great resource for those who are learning the subject for the first time (both advanced undergraduate and graduate students), and it is a handy reference for those with practical experience.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: University Science Books
Publication date: 7/31/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 500
Size: 7.24" wide x 10.24" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Symmetry and Space Groups
Point Symmetry Operations
Point Groups
Travel Symmetry Operations
One- and Two-Dimensional Lattices
Three-Dimensional Lattices
Two-Dimensional Plane Groups
Equivalent Positions
Three-Dimensional Space Groups, Part 1
Three-Dimensional Space Groups, Part 2
Three-Dimensional Space Groups, Part 3
X-Rays and Diffraction
Generation of X-rays
Diffractometers and Data Collection
Scattering from a Single Electron
Scattering from Atoms
Diffraction from One-Dimensional Arrays
Diffraction from Two- and Three-Dimensional Arrays
Reciprocal Space and Miller Indices
Bragg's Law, Scattering Planes, and d-Spacings
The Limiting Sphere, Resolution, and Indexing
Reflection Intensities
Structure Factors and Argand Diagrams
Phases, Friedel's Law, and Laue classes
Centrosymmetry and Chirality
Reflection Conditions
Determining the Space Group of a Crystal
Solving and Refining Crystal Structures
Fourier Transforms in Crystallography
Trial and Error Methods
Charge Flipping
The Patterson Method
The Heavy Atom Approximation
Protein Crystal Structures
Direct Methods, Part 1
Direct Methods, Part 2
CRefining Crystal Structures
Occupancy, Displacement Parameters, and Disorder
Examples of Twinned Crystals
Mistakes and Pitfalls
Powder X-ray Diffraction
Electron and Neutron Diffraction
Vector Tutorial
The Ewald Sphere
Atomic Scattering Factors
The Patterson Function
Introduction to SHELX
In-class Demonstration of Diffraction