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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.

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