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Crystals and Crystal Structures is an introductory text for students and others who need to understand the subject without necessarily becoming crystallographers. Using the book will enable students to read scientific papers and articles describing a crystal structure or use crystallographic databases with confidence and understanding. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject the book includes a variety of applications as diverse as the relationship between physical properties and symmetry, and molecular and protein crystallography. As well as covering the basics the book contains an introduction to areas of crystallography, such as modulated structures and quasicrystals, and protein crystallography, which are the subject of important and active research. * A non-mathematical introduction to the key elements of the subject * Contains numerous applications across a variety of disciplines * Includes a range of problems and exercises * Clear, direct writing style "...the book contains a wealth of information and it fulfils its purpose of providing an interesting and broad introduction to the terpenes." CHEMISTRY WORLD, February 2007

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470018217
ISBN-10: 0470018216
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 189mm x 15mm)
Pages: 270
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - R.J.D. Tilley

Professor Richard Tilley. Professor Emeritus, School of Engineering, University of Cardiff, UK.