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Adhesion and friction

Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth.

in Physics of Ice

January 2002; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 3106 words.

This chapter first discusses experiments on the adhesion of ice to other materials, which presents very real practical problems in cold climates. It then considers the low coefficient of...

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Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Wai-Kee Li, Gong-Du Zhou and Thomas Mak.

March 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Crystallography. 848 pages.

This text is an updated English version of a class-tested textbook originally published in Chinese in 2006. Its contents are based on the lecture notes of several courses taught by the...

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Alice Grace Jenny Bragg

A.M. Glazer and Patience Thomson.

in Crystal Clear

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography; History of Science and Technology. 80897 words.

This chapter begins with an outline of the history of Alice Bragg’s family, starting first with her father’s side of the family and then her mother’s side, providing excerpts from her...

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Alternative approaches

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell and Edward H. Snell.

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

March 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 2888 words.

The arsenal of techniques extends to more biophysics‐based approaches to improving crystal quality or minimizing sample, singly or in combination. These include use of gels, microgravity,...

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Alternative approaches to structure description

Sergry V. Krivovichev.

in Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

January 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 11984 words.

This chapter is devoted to alternative approaches to description of complex structures of inorganic oxysalts. These include, first, treatment in terms of anion-centered polyhedra (either...

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Analysing disordered structures

Reinhard B. Neder and Thomas Proffen.

in Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure Simulations

July 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 4981 words.

This chapter addresses the question of how to visualize a large disordered structure and how to extract information describing the disorder from a large model crystal. Topics include the...

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Analysis of extended inorganic structures

John Evans.

in Crystal Structure Analysis

June 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 6076 words.

Extended (polymeric) inorganic structures present different problems to crystallographers than molecular structures. The samples are often tiny crystals, atomic scattering powers vary...

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Analysis of interparticle interactions

Dmitri I. Svergun, Michel H. J. Koch, Peter A. Timmins and Roland P. May.

in Small Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering from Solutions of Biological Macromolecules

August 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 12995 words.

Methods for the quantitative description of intermolecular interactions, which influence the scattering pattern through the structure factor, are introduced. The relationship between the...

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Analysis of long‐range order

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell and Edward H. Snell.

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

March 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 5025 words.

Mosaicity, topography, and reciprocal‐space mapping are all techniques to probe the physical characteristics of the crystals through their interaction with X‐rays. The techniques described...

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Analysis of the molecular short‐range order

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell and Edward H. Snell.

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

March 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Crystallography. 1908 words.

Whilst the transition from short‐range order to long‐range order is not a sharp transition, i.e. there is a steady progression, there are metrics to judge the shorter‐range effects. These...

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