Theory of Crystal Structure Analysis
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Theory of Crystal Structure Analysis by A. Kitaigorodskii

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crystallography,
  • Science / Crystallography,
  • Science

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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL10322108M
ISBN 100306106477
ISBN 109780306106477

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This text focuses on the practical aspects of crystal structure analysis, and provides the necessary conceptual framework for understanding and applying the technique. By choosing an approach that does not put too much emphasis on the mathematics involved, the book gives practical advice on topics such as growing crystals, solving and refining structures, and understanding and using the by: The Theory of Crystal Structure Analysis by A. I. Kitaigorodskii, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Structure analysis is based on the phenomena of the diffraction of radia­ tion by materials. In the first ten to twenty years after Laue's discovery, a very complete theory was developed for the diffraction of x-rays and, later, of electrons. This theory led to equations by means of which it was possible. This text focuses on the practical aspects of crystal structure analysis, and provides the necessary conceptual framework for understanding and applying the technique. By choosing an approach that does not put too much emphasis on the mathematics involved, the book gives practical advice on topics such as growing crystals, solving and refining structures, and understanding and using the s: 1.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kitaĭgorodskiĭ, A.I. (Aleksandr Isaakovich), Theory of crystal structure analysis. New York, Consultants Bureau, This book presents a less mathematical approach to X-ray crystal structure determination than is given in some detailed texts and concentrates on practical aspects. Crystal Structure Analysis Lecture Notes. This lecture covers the following topics: X-ray diffraction: symmetry, space groups, geometry of diffraction, structure factors, phase problem, direct methods, Patterson methods, electron density maps, structure refinement, how to grow good crystals, powder methods, limits of X-ray diffraction methods, and structure data bases. Structure of Crystals describes the ideal and real atomic structure of crystals as well as the electronic structures. The fundamentals of chemical bonding between atoms are given, and the geometric representations in the theory of crystal structure and crystal chemistry, as well as the lattice.

X-ray analysis of crystal structures spread all over the world like a rapid spreading of fire set on a dried grass field. The crystal chemistry was established based on the results of crystal structure analyses and the physical properties of crystals became understandable in relation to chemical bondings and crystal structures. Crystal Structure 3 Unit cell and lattice constants: A unit cell is a volume, when translated through some subset of the vectors of a Bravais lattice, can fill up the whole space without voids or overlapping with itself. The conventional unit cell chosen is usually bigger than the primitive cell in favor of preserving the symmetry of the Bravais Size: 2MB. •crystal structure determination •radial distribution functions •thin film quality •crystallographic texture •percent crystalline/amorphous •crystal size •residual stress/strain •defect studies •in situ analysis (phase transitions, thermal expansion coefficients, etc) •superlattice structure Uses. Figure 1: Crystal pattern in 2-dimensional space. In order to get a systematic treatment of all crystal patterns, the notion of symmetry is ex-ploited. Here, symmetry of a crystal pattern is understood as the collection of all isometric mappings that leave the crystal pattern as a whole unchanged.