X-Ray Crystallography

San Diego State University

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This resource from Dr. Terry Frey at San Diego State University is an abbreviated introduction to crystallography and x-ray diffraction. Topics include an overview, crystal growth, crystal classes and symmetry, two descriptions of diffraction, experimental approaches, and other x-ray diffraction methods. Illustrations and diagrams are also incorporated into the article.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Course Type: Upper Level:Mineralogy, Petrology
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Mineralogy, PetrologyKeyword: Bragg's Law