Crystallography

    Crystal Clear: The Autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg

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    The main body of the book contains the hitherto unpublished autobiographies of both WLB and his wife, Alice. Their autobiographies give unusual insights into the lives and times of two distinguished people and the real personalities behind their public appearance.

    Biaxial Nematic Liquid Crystals: Theory, Simulation and Experiment

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    In the nematic liquid crystal phase, rod-shaped molecules move randomly but remain essentially parallel to one another. Biaxial nematics, which were first predicted in 1970 by Marvin Freiser, have their molecules differentially oriented along two axes.

    Coherent X-Ray Optics

    By David Paganin

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    X-ray optics is undergoing a renaissance, which may be paralleled to that experienced by visible-light optics following the invention of the laser. The associated surge of activity in "coherent" x-ray optics has been documented in this monograph, the first of its type in the field.

    High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

    By John C.H. Spence

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    This book gives the basic theoretical background needed to understand how electron microscopes allow us to see atoms, together with highly practical advice for electron microscope operators. It covers the usefulness of seeing atoms in the semiconductor industry, in materials science, in condensed matter physics, and in biology.

    Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications Aperiodic Order: Series Number 149: Volume 1: A Mathematical Invitation

    By Michael Baake

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    This first volume in a series provides a graduate-level introduction to the many facets of aperiodic order. Special attention is given to methods from algebra, discrete geometry and harmonic analysis, while the main focus is on topics motivated by physics and crystallography. Numerous illustrations and examples are included.

    The Nature of the Hydrogen Bond: Outline of a Comprehensive Hydrogen Bond Theory

    By Paola Gilli

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    This book defines, for the first time, the rules for predicting H-bond energies and geometries from the properties of the interacting molecules. This new knowledge is used to investigate the molecular mechanisms in systems relevant to chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, crystallography, and material sciences.

    Computer Simulations of Dislocations

    By Wei Cai

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    The book presents a variety of methods for computer simulations of crystal defects in the form of 'numerical recipes', complete with computer codes and analysis tools. By working through numerous case studies and problems, this book provides a useful starter kit for further method development in the computational materials sciences.

    Aperiodic Crystals

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    Aperiodic Crystals collects 37 selected papers from the scientific contributions presented at Aperiodic 2012 - the Seventh International Conference on Aperiodic Crystalsheld held in Cairns, Australia, 2-7 of September 2012. The volume discusses state-of-the-art discoveries, new trends and applications of aperiodic crystals - including incommensurately modulated crystals, composite crystals, and...

    Symmetry in Crystallography: Understanding the International Tables

    By Paolo Radaelli

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    A fresh approach to teaching crystallographic symmetry. Rather than being swamped by heavy algebraic notation, the reader is taken through a series of simple and beautiful examples from the visual arts, and taught how to analyse them employing the 'pictorial' diagrams used in the International Tables of Crystallography.

    X-Ray Diffraction Crystallography: Introduction, Examples and Solved Problems

    By Kozo Shinoda

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    X-Ray Diffraction Crystallography presents the fundamental properties of X-rays, geometry analysis of crystals, X-ray scattering and diffraction in polycrystalline samples. Readers will find a number of exercises calculate specific values for typical examples.

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