Chemical Crystallography Course CHEM613
In the spring semester of odd years the Chemistry Department offers Chemical Crystallography 613.
Two Power Point presentations by Charles Campana on Basic Crystallography - Theory and Practice. Lecture 1. Lecture 2.
Structure Determination by X-ray Crystallography by Patrick J. Carroll (University of Pennsylvania)
X-ray diffraction, an on-line course by Joe Reibenspies (Texas A&M)
Springer - Internation Tables
Symmetry @ Otterbein - wonderful interactive web site, especially the Symmetry Gallery.
Excellent Symmetry and Space Group Tutorial by Bruce Foxman.
Symmetry video - 11 minutes, 64 MB. This "psychedelic" movie from the 1960s illustrates symmetry with proper music.
Site with resources on structures containing several independent molecules in the asymmetric unit.
Space Group Diagrams and Tables
Three-dimensional space groups
Escher Web Sketch
Reciprocal Lattice Visualization
Program SMART1k for visualization of the reciprocal lattice and diffraction by crystals by Len Barbour. Smart1K manual. Updated Oct 10, 2014.
Program XRayView for visualization of the reciprocal lattice and diffraction by crystals by George Phillips. Updated Oct 10, 2014.
Kevin Cowtans's Book for Fourier Transform - explanation of the phase problem and X-ray diffraction.
Fourier Transform/Diffraction Simulation, Fourier Transform Tutorial, n-Dimensional Fourier Transform, Introduction to Fourier Transform for Image Processing
An interactive guide to Fourier Transform by Kalid Azad.
An Intuitive Explanation of Fourier Theory by Steven Lehar
SHELXL Software package
George Sheldrick's SHELXL page.
Shelxl Cheat Sheet from the X-ray lab at Texas A&M University.
Single Crystal Diffractometry using the Apex2 Software: A Tutorial by Bruce Foxman.
Kappa giniometer animation by Charles Campana.
A program for viewing the intensity weighted reciprocal lattice by Len Barbour. This program requires your own hkl file.
Instructions for crystal alignment by Daniel Kratzert.
Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction Experiment through the eyes of Dr. Maik Tretbar (Schomaker Laboratory) - a PowerPoint presentation.
Tips for crystal growing
How do crystals form?
The UW-Madison Chemistry Library has a good spectrum of links for X-ray Crystallography.
Links to books and references are available from the Chemistry Library Page.
Awesome wrapped in awesome: guidelines on how to prepare an Impactful Scientific Poster.
Resource Database at the American Crystallographic Association web site
2014 Wisconsin Crystal Growing Competition
Did you know that shoe size and fit in the USA/UK/Canada used to be determined with fluoroscopes and pedoscopes?
The 40th Once upon a Christmas Cheery in the lab of Shakhashiri - Zr show (December 2009). For more info see http://www.scifun.org/xmaslect/Xmascheery2009_broadcast.htm