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High-Pressure Crystallography : NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (Hardcover) - Andrzej Katrusiak

High-Pressure Crystallography

NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (Hardcover)

By: Andrzej Katrusiak (Editor), Paul McMillan (Editor)

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Despite the tremendous advances in the techniques and equipment for carrying out high-pressure crystallography, the application or exploration of the high-pressure variable in detailed structural studies remains rare. The chapters in this book provide a set of lecture notes and supplementary material for a course on high pressure crystallography. The material comprises state-of-the-art reviews of high-pressure experiments using X-ray and neutron diffraction techniques at synchrotron and neutron facilities and in the laboratory, as well as complementary experimental high-pressure techniques and theoretical methods for investigating matter at elevated pressures. The materials studies range from elemental solids and liquids to inorganic compounds, minerals, organic compounds, clathrates and pharmaceutical compounds, to large biological molecules such as proteins and viruses.
The book provides a reference for workers in high-pressure science wishing to learn more about crystallography and for established crystallographers potentially interested in high pressure as a variable, as well as an introductory guide to new researchers in the field.

Preface
High Pressure Crystallography: Experimental Techniques and Data Analysis
High Pressure Diffraction from Good Powders, Poor Powders and Poor Single Crystals
Some Practical Aspects of Studying Equations of State and Structural Phase Transitions at High Pressure
Structure Maps for Constrained Structures at High Pressures from Powder Diffraction
High Pressure Single-Crystal Diffractometry with Laboratory X-Ray Sources
Neutron Diffraction Studies of Ices and Ice Mixtures
An Introduction to Diamond Anvil Cells and Loading Techniques
High Pressure Crystallographic Experiments with a CCD Detector
From Phase Identification to Structure Solution: X-Ray Crystallography at High Pressures
Synchrotron Radiation Study Using Large Volume Presses
Modulation and its Crystallographic Methodology
Theoretical Methods and Results and New Methods for Data Analysis
Introduction to High Pressure Computational Crystallography
Computational High Pressure Science
Theory of Minerals at High and Ultrahigh Pressures: Structure, Properties, Dynamics and Phase Transitions
Equations of State and Thermophysical Properties of Solids under Pressure
Reverse Monte Carlo Modelling of Diffraction Data: Structural Studies of Amorphous Ices
Complementary High Pressure Techniques and Methods of Structure Determination. X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy under Extreme Conditions
Analysis of Localised Strains in Crystals by Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction
Phase Transitions Studied by High Pressure Dielectric Spectroscopy and Calorimetry
Electronic, Structural and Magnetic Properties of Transition-Metal Insulators at Very High Pressures
Magnetic Properties of Crystals and their Studies at High Pressure Conditions
Correlation between the Structure and Optical Properties of Perovskites at High Pressure
Solid Phase Transformations under High Dynamic Pressures
Applications of High Pressure Crystallography
Crystallography and Solid State Chemistry at High Pressure
High Pressure Crystallography at Elevated Temperatures: Experimental Approach
Synthesis of Superhard Phases: In Situ Studies
Pressure Effects of Structural and Electronic Properties Superconductors
Novel Hume-Rothery Phases in Simple Metals and Alloys under High Pressure
High Pressure Crystal Chemistry: "Stuffed" Framework Structures at High Pressure
The High Pressure Crystallography of Gas Hydrates
Molecules in Strained Environment
General Description of Hydrogen-Bonded Solids at Varied Pressures and Temperatures
Why Study Quasicrystals at High Pressures?
State of the Art and Prospects of Macromolecular X-Ray Crystallography at High Hydrostatic Pressure
Soft Materials and Biomaterials under Pressure
Authors' Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9781402019548
ISBN-10: 1402019548
Series: NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (Hardcover)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 567
Published: 26th May 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.88 x 16.0  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.9