Burrows et al: Chemistry
Rotatable 3D structures
A library of three-dimensional interactive versions of some of the molecular structures featured in the book has been prepared by Dr Karl Harrison, University of Oxford. You can rotate and view the 3d structures in different ways to help you comprehend their shapes.
We wish to acknowledge the use of the Cambridge Structural Database and the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database, both of which were accessed through the Chemical Database Service at Daresbury, in the preparation of some of the 3D structures.
The United Kingdom Chemical Database Service, Fletcher, D.A., McMeeking, R.F., Parkin, D., J. Chem. Inf. Comput. Sci. 1996, 36, 746-749.
The Cambridge Structural Database: a quarter of a million crystal structures and rising, Allen, F. H. Acta Crystallogr., 2002, B58, 380-388.
Notes on viewing the structures
The 3D structures require Java technology to function. Most computers will have Java preinstalled; however, if the 3D versions don't display you may wish to ensure you have Java installed. If not, you can download it from the Java website.
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