Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

Hardcover | January 22, 2009

bySergey V. Krivovichev

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This book is the first book dealing with structural crystallography of inorganic oxysalts in general. A special emphasis is placed upon structural topology and methods of its description. The latter include graph theory, nets, 2-D and 3-D tilings, polyhedra, etc. The structures consideredrange from minerals to organically templated oxysalts, for all of which this book provides a unified approach to structure interpretation and classification. Most of the structures have been analysed from the proposed viewpoint for the first time and it has been shown that they possess the sametopological genealogy and relationships, sometimes despite their obvious chemical differences. In order to expand the range of oxysalts considered, the book offers not only traditional schemes but also alternative approaches such as anion topologis, anion-centered polyhedra and cation arrays. Assuch, this book can be considered as a comprehensive introduction into the amazingly complex and diverse world of inorganic oxysalts.

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This book is the first book dealing with structural crystallography of inorganic oxysalts in general. A special emphasis is placed upon structural topology and methods of its description. The latter include graph theory, nets, 2-D and 3-D tilings, polyhedra, etc. The structures consideredrange from minerals to organically templated oxy...

Sergey V. Krivovichev is in the Department of Crystallography, Faculty of Geology at St Petersburg State University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.1 inPublished:January 22, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199213208

ISBN - 13:9780199213207

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Table of Contents

1. Basic concepts2. Graph theory applied to low-dimensional structural units in inorganic oxysalts3. Topology of framework structures in inorganic oxysalts4. Anion-topology approach5. Alternative approaches to structure description6. Dimensional reduction in inorganic oxysalts

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`A book of interest to all researchers working with inorganic crystal structures, by one of the best young scientists in the fields of mineralogical crystallography and descriptive mineralogy.'Giovanni Ferraris, University of Torino, Italy