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Published: 10 February 2011

864 Pages | 482 b/w line and halftone illustrations, plus accompanying graphics on web site


ISBN: 9780199573653

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Chapter 1

Fundamentals of Crystallography

Third Edition

Edited by Carmelo Giacovazzo
Carmelo Giacovazzo, Hugo Luis Monaco, Gilberto Artioli, Davide Viterbo, Marco Milanesio, Gastone Gilli, Paola Gilli, Giuseppe Zanotti, Giovanni Ferraris and Michele Catti

International Union of Crystallography Texts on Crystallography

  • Rigorous description of the fundamentals of crystallography
  • Guide to diffraction and related experiments
  • Provides solution to the phasing problem
  • Offers an introduction to macromolecular crystallography
  • Guide to crystallography for materials science
  • Includes interactive teaching on book's web site

New to this Edition:

  • Updated throughout to reflect the current state of the art, and for clearer pedagogy.
  • 95 new figures introduced, to aid understanding.
  • Reference lists updated to reflect recent advances in the field.
  • Many sections completely rewritten, including those on powder crystallography, electron diffraction, phase determination procedures, using the dual space procedures, and H-bonding.
  • New material introduced, including sections on charge-transfer or donor-acceptor interactions, electron density modification methods, and humidity control of macromolecular crystals.