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Main Title Crystallography An Introduction / [electronic resource] :
Author Borchardt-Ott, Walter.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Year Published 2012
ISBN 9783642164521
Subjects Geography ; Chemistry, inorganic ; Chemistry, Physical organic ; Mineralogy
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation XVI, 355 p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
1. Introduction -- 2. The Crystalline State -- 3. The Lattice and Its Properties -- 4. Crystal Structure -- 5. Morphology -- 6. Principles of Symmetry -- 7. The 14 Bravais Lattices -- 8. The Seven Crystal Systems -- 9 Point Groups -- 10. Space Groups -- 11. Symmetry Groups -- 12. Fundamentals of Crystal Chemistry -- 13. Studies of Crystals by X-Ray Diffraction -- 14. Crystal Defects -- 15 Appendix -- 16. Solutions to the Exercises. As a self-study guide, course primer or teaching aid, Borchardt-Ott's Crystallography is the perfect textbook for students and teachers alike. In fact, it can be used by crystallographers, chemists, mineralogists, geologists and physicists. Based on the author's more than 25 years of teaching experience, the book has numerous line drawings designed especially for the text and a large number of exercises - with solutions - at the end of each chapter. This 3rd edition is the translation of the seventh German edition with new chapters focused on crystal chemistry and x-ray diffraction methods.