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Published: 07 May 2009

450 Pages | 217 line drawings, 55 photographs


ISBN: 9780199546442

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The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction

Third Edition

Christopher Hammond

International Union of Crystallography Texts on Crystallography

  • Covers the basics of crystallography and diffraction at an introductory level appropriate to the needs of students
  • Makes difficult and abstruse topics 'crystal clear'
  • Makes use of familiar and everyday examples in the explanations of symmetry and diffraction
  • Describes X-ray and electron diffraction techniques and their applications in simple terms
  • Emphasises the 'human element' in the development of the subject by way of historial and biographical notes

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