Introduction to X-Ray Crystallography

Course hours:
Determined by Doodle - see email.

Overview of the Course
Crystal Production
Crystal Symmetry
Bragg, Ewald and Electromagnetic Waves Instrumentation and Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves
The Phase Problem
Summary Part I
Patterson Maps
Multiwavelength Anomalous Dispersion
Model Building and Refinement

For the interactive tutorials you need the link to the introductory tutorial and the diffraction tutorial.

Here is a link the the Mercury web site and the Tutorials. Mercury Tutorials You should look most closely at tutorials 1, 2, and 4.

Here the link to a short manual for XtalView XtalView short reference

Here the link to the first SHELX tutorial PN1A and the relevant data PN1A data (pn1a.hkl and pn1a.ins).

Here the link to the second SHELX tutorial P1LYS where you find a link to download the file p1lys.tar.gz.

Recommended Books and Literature
G. Rhodes "Crystallography made crystal clear", Academic Press, ISBN 13:978-0-12-587073-3
C. Giacovazzo "Fundamentals of Crystallography", Oxford University Press, ISBN: 0 19 855578 4
A. Messerschmidt "X-Ray Crystallography of Biomacromolecules", Wiley, ISBN: 978-3-527-31396-9

Crystal Structure Determination for ALBP