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Published: 24 August 2013

456 Pages | 203 b/w illustrations

9.5 x 6.6 inches

ISBN: 9780199659845

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Early Days of X-ray Crystallography

Andre Authier

  • Celebrates the centenary of the discovery of X-ray diffraction, and coincides with the award of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for studies with X-ray crystallography
  • Reviews the early development of crystallography, the discovery of X-ray diffraction, and the first applications of X-ray crystallography in chemistry, material science, physics, mineralogy, and biology
  • Enlivened with many anecdotes and over 50 inserts with biographical notes and portraits of the most important crystallographers of the period
  • Numerous quotes from the writings of the main actors of the story tell how their discoveries were made and convey the spirit of their time
  • Corrections to the hardcover edition

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