Uniting Electron Crystallography and Powder Diffraction by Ute KolbUniting Electron Crystallography and Powder Diffraction by Ute Kolb

Uniting Electron Crystallography and Powder Diffraction

byUte KolbEditorKenneth Shankland, Louisa Meshi

Paperback | December 22, 2012

Pricing and Purchase Info

$170.95 online 
$205.95 list price save 16%
Earn 855 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

The polycrystalline and nanocrystalline states play an increasingly important role in exploiting the properties of materials, encompassing applications as diverse as pharmaceuticals, catalysts, solar cells and energy storage. A knowledge of the three-dimensional atomic and molecular structure of materials is essential for understanding and controlling their properties, yet traditional single-crystal X-ray diffraction methods lose their power when only polycrystalline and nanocrystalline samples are available. It is here that powder diffraction and single-crystal electron diffraction techniques take over, substantially extending the range of applicability of the crystallographic principles of structure determination. 

This volume, a collection of teaching contributions presented at the Crystallographic Course in Erice in 2011, clearly describes the fundamentals and the state-of-the-art of powder diffraction and electron diffraction methods in materials characterisation, encompassing a diverse range of disciplines and materials stretching from archeometry to zeolites.   As such, it is a comprehensive and valuable resource for those wishing to gain an understanding of the broad applicability of these two rapidly developing fields.

Title:Uniting Electron Crystallography and Powder DiffractionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:434 pagesPublished:December 22, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9400755856

ISBN - 13:9789400755857

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

Table of Contents

Preface.- Part 1 - Powder Diffraction.- Powder Diffraction: By Decades; W.I.F. David.- Rietveld Refinement; P. W.Stephens.- Structure Solution - an Overview; L. B. McCusker, Ch. Baerlocher.- Inorganic Materials; R. Cerný.- Organic Compounds; K. Shankland.- Laboratory X-ray Diffraction; P. Whitfield.- Synchrotron X-Ray Powder Diffraction; F. Gozzo.- Ultra Fast Powder Diffraction; A. Fitch, C. Curfs.- Taking it to Extremes - Powder Diffraction at Elevated Pressures; D. I. A. Millar, C. R. Pulham.-Structure Solution by Charge Flipping; L. Palatinus.- Structure Solution: Global Optimisation Methods; K. Shankland.- Proteins and Powders: Technical Developments; J. P. Wright.- Proteins and Powders: An Overview; I. Margiolaki.- Parametric Powder Diffraction; W.I.F. David.- Powder Diffraction + Computational Methods; L. Smrcok.- Information on Imperfections; M. Leoni.- Pair Distribution Function Technique: Principles and Methods; S. J. L. Billinge.- Debye Analysis; Y. G. Andreev.- Quantitative Phase Analysis; I. C. Madsen et al.- Quantifying amorphous phases; A. Kern et al.- Quantitative phase analysis: method developments; L. Lutterotti.- Texture - an Overview; R.B. Von Dreele.- The future of powder diffraction is 2-D; R. Dinnebier.- Part 2 - Electron crystallography.- Electron Crystallography - New methods to explore Structure and Properties of the Nano World; U. Kolb.- Image formation in the Electron Microscope; L.Meshi.- Models for Precession Electron Diffraction; L. D. Marks.- Structure Solution using HRTEM; S. Hovmöller.- Combination of X-ray Powder Diffraction, Electron Diffraction and HRTEM data; Ch. Baerlocher, L. B. McCusker.- Automated Electron Diffraction Tomography; U. Kolb.- Automated Quantitative 3D Electron Diffraction Rotation Tomography; P. Oleynikov.- Introduction to ADT/ADT3D; T. E. Gorelik et al.- Electrostatic Potential determined from Electron Diffraction Data; A. Avilov.- Domino Phase Retrieval Algorithm for Structure Solution; F. N. Chukhovskii.- LARBED: Exploring the 4th dimension in Electron Diffraction; Ch. T. Koch.- Shadow Imaging for Charge Distribution Analysis; Y. Zhu.- Electron Diffraction of Protein 3D Nanocrystals; J. P. Abrahams et al.- Parallel-beam Diffraction and Direct Imaging in an aberration-corrected STEM; O. L. Krivanek.-Electron diffraction of commensurately and incommensurately modulated Materials; J. Hadermann, A. M. Abakumov.- Detection of Magnetic Circular Dichroism using TEM and EELS; S. Rubino et al.- Index.-