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Aperiodic Crystals [top]

  • Physical properties of quasicrystals. Edited by E. M. Stadnik | Review | Publisher |
  • Quasicrystals. A primer. (Second edition.) By C. Janot | Review | Publisher |
  • Quasicrystals, networks and molecules of fivefold symmetry. Edited by I. Hargittai | Review | Publisher |
  • Random, non-random and periodic faulting in crystals. By M. T. Sebastian and P. Krishna | Review | Publisher |

Chemical Crystallography and Solid State Chemistry [top]

  • Accurate molecular structures, their determination and importance. (IUCr Monograph on Crystallography No. 1.) Edited by A. Domenicano and I. Hargittai | Review | Publisher |
  • Collected works of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Vol. I. Insulin. Vol. II. Cholesterol, penicillin and other antibiotics. Vol. III. General crystallography and essays. Edited by G. G. Dodson, J. P. Glusker, S. Ramaseshan and K. Venkatesan | Review | Publisher |
  • Correlations, transformations, and interactions in organic crystal chemistry. (IUCr Crystallographic Symposia No. 7.) Edited by D. W. Jones and A. Katrusiak | Review | Publisher |
  • Crystallography in modern chemistry. A resource book of crystal structures. By Thomas C. W. Mak and Gong-Du Zhou | Review | Publisher |
  • Designing the molecular world: chemistry at the frontier. By Philip Ball. | Review | Publisher |
  • Early transition metal clusters with pi-donor ligands. Edited by M. H. Chisholm | Review | Publisher |
  • Elements of inorganic structural chemistry. Selected efforts to predict structural features, 2nd English ed. By Erwin Parthé | Review | Publisher |
  • Macrocyclic chemistry: aspects of organic and inorganic supramolecular chemistry. By B. Dietrich, P. Viout and J.-M. Lehn | Review | Publisher |
  • Materials crystal chemistry. By Relva C. Buchanan and Taeun Park. | Review | Publisher |
  • Metallomesogens - synthesis, properties and applications. Edited by J. L. Serrano | Review | Publisher |
  • Modern crystallography. Vol. 2. Structure of crystals. (Second enlarged edition.) Edited by B. K. Vainshtein, V. M. Fridkin and V. L. Indenbom | Review | Publisher |
  • Modern crystallography. Vol. 2. Structure of Crystals. (Third edition). Edited by B. K. Vainshtein, V. M. Fridkin and V. L. Indenbom | Review | Publisher |
  • Organic crystal chemistry (IUCr Crystallographic Symposia No. 4.) Edited by J. B. Garbarczyk and D. W. Jones | Review | Publisher |
  • Organic molecular crystals: interaction, localization and transport phenomena. By Edward A. Silinsh and Vladislav Cápek. | Review | Publisher |
  • Reactivity in molecular crystals. Edited by Y. Ohashi | Review | Publisher |
  • Reactivity of molecular solids. Edited by Elena V. Boldyreva and Vladimir V. Boldyrev. | Review | Publisher |
  • Single crystal neutron diffraction from molecular materials. By Chick C. Wilson | Review | Publisher |
  • Structure correlation. Edited by J. D. Dunitz and H. B. Bürgi. Two Vols. | Review | Publisher |
  • The weak hydrogen bond in structural chemistry and biology. By Gautam R. Desiraju and Thomas Steiner. | Review | Publisher (Paperback) |
  • Theories and techniques of crystal structure determination. (IUCr Texts on Crystallography, No. 9) By Uri Shmueli. | Review | Publisher | Errata |
  • X-ray charge densities and chemical bonding. By Philip Coppens | Review | Publisher |

Crystal Growth [top]

  • The atomistic nature of crystal growth. By B. Mutaftschiev |Review | Publisher |
  • Handbook of crystal growth. Vol. 1: Fundamentals. a: thermodynamics and kinetics; b: transport and stability. Edited by D. T. J. Hurle | Review | Publisher |
  • Handbook of crystal growth. Vol. 2: Bulk crystal growth. a: Basic techniques; b: Growth mechanisms and dynamics. Edited by D. T. J. Hurle | Review | Publisher |
  • Handbook of crystal growth. Vol. 3: Thin films and epitaxy. a: Basic techniques; b: Growth mechanisms and dynamics. Edited by D. T. J. Hurle | Review | Publisher |
  • Industrial crystallization - Process simulation, analysis and design. By N. S. Tavare. | Review | Publisher |
  • Physics of crystal growth. By Alberto Pimpinelli and Jacques Villain | Review | Publisher |
  • Solids far from equilibrium. Edited by C. Godrèche | Review | Publisher |

Crystal Physics [top]

  • Organic molecular crystals: interaction, localization and transport phenomena. By Edward A. Silinsh and Vladislav Cápek. | Review | Publisher |
  • Phonons in nanostructures. By Michael A. Stroscio and Mitra Dutta | Review | Publisher |
  • The physics of ferroelectric and antiferroelectric liquid crystals By I. Musevic, R. Blinc and B. Zeks | Review | Publisher |
  • Simulations for solid state physics. An interactive teaching resource for students and teachers. Edited by Robert H. Silsbee and Jörg Dräger | Review | Publisher | Publisher- Paperback |

Data Analysis [top]

  • Accuracy in powder diffraction II. National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 846. Edited by E. O. Prince and J. K. Stalick | Review |

Diffraction Physics [top]

  • Dynamical theory of X-ray diffraction. (International Union of Crystallography Monographs on Crystallography No. 11). By André Authier | Review | Publisher |
  • Electron density and bonding in crystals. By V. G. Tsirelson and R. P. Ozerov | Review | Publisher |
  • P. P. Ewald and his dynamical theory of X-ray diffraction (IUCr Monograph on Crystallography No. 2.) Edited by D. W. J. Cruickshank, H. J. Juretschke and N. Kato | Review | Publisher |
  • Resonant anomalous X-ray scattering - theory and applications. Edited by G. Materlik, C. J. Sparks and K. Fischer | Review | Publisher |
  • X-ray Scattering and Absorption by Magnetic Materials. By S. W. Lovesey and S. P. Collins | Review | Publisher |

Electron Crystallography [top]

  • Advanced computing in electron microscopy. By Earl J. Kirkland | Review | Publisher |
  • Electron diffraction techniques. Vol. 1. (IUCr Monographs on Crystallography No. 3.) Edited by John M. Cowley | Review | Publisher |
  • Electron diffraction techniques Vol. 2 (IUCr Monographs on Crystallography No. 4.) Edited by John M. Cowley | Review | Publisher |
  • Electron microscopy 1998 Edited by H. A. Calderón Benavides and M. José Yacamán. | Review | Publisher |
  • High-resolution electron microscopy. 3rd edition. By John C. H. Spence | Review | Publisher |
  • Structural electron crystallography. By Douglas Dorset | Review | Publisher |

Experimental Techniques [top]

  • Time-Resolved Diffraction. Edited by J. R. Helliwell and P. M. Rentzepis | Review | Publisher |
  • The Rietveld method. (IUCr Monograph on Crystallography, No. 5.) Edited by R. A. Young | Review | Publisher |
  • X-ray charge densities and chemical bonding. By Philip Coppens | Review | Publisher |
  • X-ray diffraction at elevated temperatures: a method for in situ process analysis. By D. D. L. Chung, P. W. DeHaven, H. Arnold and D. Ghosh | Review | Publisher |

General Texts [top]

  • Crystallography made crystal clear. A guide for users of macromolecular models. By Gale Rhodes | Review | Publisher |
  • Crystal structure analysis for chemists and biologists. Edited by Jenny P. Glusker, Mitchell Lewis and Miriam Rossi | Review | Publisher |
  • Designing the molecular world: chemistry at the frontier. By Philip Ball. | Review | Publisher |
  • Diffraction des rayons X sur échantillons polycristallins. By René Guinebretiere | Review | Publisher |
  • Fundamentals of crystallography (IUCr Texts on Crystallography No. 2.) By C. Giacovazzo, H. L. Monaco, D. Viterbo, F. Scordari, G. Gilli, G. Zanotti and M. Catti | Review | Publisher |
  • Fundamentals of crystallography (IUCr Texts on Crystallography No. 7.) 2nd edition. Edited by C. Giacovazzo | Review | Publisher |
  • Introduction to crystallography. (Revised edition.) By C. Hammond | Review | Publisher |
  • Modern crystallography. Vol. 1. Fundamentals of crystals. Symmetry, and methods of structural crystallography. (Second enlarged edition.) By Boris K. Vainshtein | Review | Publisher |
  • Outline of crystallography for biologists. By David Blow | Review | Publisher |
  • Physics meets mineralogy: condensed matter physics in the geosciences. Edited by H. Aoki, Y. Syono and R. J. Hemley | Review | Publisher |
  • Principles of protein X-ray crystallography. By Jan Drenth | Review | Publisher |
  • Principles of protein X-ray crystallography (2nd edition). By Jan Drenth | Review | Publisher |
  • Structural and chemical analysis of materials. X-ray, electron, and neutron diffraction; X-ray, electron, and ion spectrometry; electron microscopy. By J. P. Eberhart | Review | Publisher |
  • Structural electron crystallography. By Douglas Dorset | Review | Publisher |
  • The art and science of lecture demonstration. By Charles Taylor | Review | Publisher |
  • The basics of crystallography and diffraction. By Christopher Hammond. | Review | Publisher |
  • The self-made tapestry: Pattern formation in nature. By Philip Ball. | Review | Publisher |

History and Art [top]

  • Collected works of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Vol. I. Insulin. Vol. II. Cholesterol, penicillin and other antibiotics. Vol. III. General crystallography and essays. Edited by G. G. Dodson, J. P. Glusker, S. Ramaseshan and K. Venkatesan | Review | Publisher |
  • Highlights of chemistry as mirrored in Helvetica Chimica Acta. Edited by M. V. Kisakurek and E. Heilbronner | Review | Publisher |
  • Out of the crystal maze. Chapters from the history of solid-state physics. Edited by L. Hoddeson, E. Braun, J. Teichmann and S. Weart | Review | Publisher |
  • P. P. Ewald and his dynamical theory of X-ray diffraction (IUCr Monograph on Crystallography No. 2.) Edited by D. W. J. Cruickshank, H. J. Juretschke and N. Kato | Review | Publisher |
  • Reflections on symmetry in chemistry ... and elsewhere. By E. Heilbronner and J. D. Dunitz. Illustrated by R. Pfalzberger | Review | Publisher |
  • The art and science of lecture demonstration. By Charles Taylor | Review | Publisher |

Macromolecular Crystallography [top]

  • Atlas of protein side-chain interactions. Vols. I and II. By J. Singh and J. M. Thornton | Review | Publisher |
  • Collected works of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Vol. I. Insulin. Vol. II. Cholesterol, penicillin and other antibiotics. Vol. III. General crystallography and essays. Edited by G. G. Dodson, J. P. Glusker, S. Ramaseshan and K. Venkatesan | Review | Publisher |
  • Crystallography made crystal clear. A guide for users of macromolecular models. By Gale Rhodes | Review | Publisher |
  • Macromolecular crystallography. Part A. Methods in Enzymology (Vol. 276.) Edited by Charles W. Carter Jr and Robert M. Sweet. | Review | Publisher |
  • Macromolecular crystallography. Part B. Advances in Enzymology (Vol. 277.) Edited by Charles. W. Carter Jr and Robert M. Sweet. | Review | Publisher |
  • Macromolecular crystallography with synchrotron radiation. By J. R. Helliwell | Review | Publisher |
  • Nucleic acids in chemistry and biology. Edited by C. Michael Blackburn and Michael J. Gait | Review | Publisher |
  • Nucleic acid targeted drug design. Edited by C. L. Propst and Thomas Perun | Review | Publisher |
  • Perspectives in structural biology. Edited by M. Vijayan, N. Yathindra and A. S. Kolaskar | Review | Publisher |
  • Principles of protein X-ray crystallography. By Jan Drenth | Review | Publisher |
  • Principles of protein X-ray crystallography (2nd edition). By Jan Drenth | Review | Publisher |
  • Protein structure - new approaches to disease and therapy. By Max Perutz | Review | Publisher |
  • Protein structure prediction: methods and protocols. Edited by David M. Webster | Review | Publisher |
  • Time-resolved macromolecular crystallography. Edited by D. W. J. Cruickshank, J. R. Helliwell and L. N. Johnson | Review | Publisher |
  • The weak hydrogen bond in structural chemistry and biology. By Gautam R. Desiraju and Thomas Steiner. | Review | Publisher (Paperback) |

Mathematics and Statistics [top]

  • Direct phasing in crystallography (IUCr Monographs on Crystallography No. 8.) By C. Giacovazzo | Review | Publisher |
  • Introduction to crystallographic statistics (IUCr Monographs on Crystallography, No. 6) By Uri Shmueli and George H. Weiss | Review | Publisher |
  • Mathematical techniques in crystallography and materials science. Second edition. By Edward Prince | Review | Publisher |

Modelling and Computing [top]

  • Crystallographic computing 5: from chemistry to biology. (IUCr Crystallographic Symposia No. 5.) Edited by D. Moras, A. D. Podjarny and J. C. Thierry | Review | Publisher |
  • Crystallographic computing 6. A window on modern crystallography. (IUCr Crystallographic Symposia No. 6.) Edited by H. D. Flack, L. Párkányi and K. Simon | Review | Publisher |
  • Molecular modeling of inorganic compounds. Edited by P. Comba and T. W. Hambley | Review | Publisher |
  • Reviews in computational chemistry. Vol. 3 Edited by K. B. Lipkowitz and D. B. Boyd | Review | Publisher |
  • X-ray charge densities and chemical bonding. By Philip Coppens | Review | Publisher |

Neutron Diffraction [top]

  • Applications of neutron scattering to soft condensed matter. Edited by Barbara J. Gabrys | Review | Publisher |
  • Diffuse neutron scattering from crystalline materials. By Victoria M. Nield and David A. Keen | Review | Publisher |
  • Single crystal neutron diffraction from molecular materials. By Chick C. Wilson | Review | Publisher |

Powder Diffraction [top]

  • Accuracy in powder diffraction II. National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 846. Edited by E. O. Prince and J. K. Stalick | Review |
  • Modern powder diffraction. Reviews in mineralogy, Vol. 20. Edited by D. L. Bish and J. E. Post | Review | Publisher |
  • Fundamentals of Powder Diffraction and Structural Characterization of Materials by Vitalij Pecharsky and Peter Zavalij. Publisher ISBN 1-4020-7365-8, Hardbound
  • The Rietveld method. (IUCr Monograph on Crystallography, No. 5.) Edited by R. A. Young | Review | Publisher |
  • Structure determination from powder diffraction data. (International Union of Crystallography Monographs on Crystallography No. 13). Edited by W. I. F. David, K. Shankland, L. M. McCusker and Ch. Baerlocher | Review | Publisher |

Surfaces [top]

  • Atomic and ion collisions in solids and at surfaces. Edited by Roger Smith | Review | Publisher |
  • Physics and chemistry at oxide surfaces. By Claudine Noguera | Review | | Publisher |
  • Structure of electrified interfaces. Edited by J. Lipkowski and P. N. Ross | Review | Publisher |

Symmetry [top]

  • Group theoretical methods and applications to molecules and crystals. By Shoon K. Kim. | Review | Publisher |
  • Mathematical crystallography - an introduction to the mathematical foundations of crystallography. Reviews in mineralogy, Vol. 15 (revised). By M. B. Boisen and G. V. Gibbs | Review | Publisher |
  • Mathematical techniques in crystallography and materials science. Second edition. By Edward Prince | Review | Publisher |
  • Point group theory tables. By S. L. Altmann and P. Hertzig | Review | Publisher |
  • Reflections on symmetry in chemistry ... and elsewhere. By E. Heilbronner and J. D. Dunitz. Illustrated by R. Pfalzberger | Review | Publisher |
  • Symmetry of crystals: Introduction to International Tables for Crystallography Vol. A. By Theo Hahn and Hans Wondratschek | Review |

Synchrotron Radiation [top]

  • Macromolecular crystallography with synchrotron radiation. By J. R. Helliwell | Review | Publisher |
  • Synchrotron Light to Explore Matter. Produced by IMEDIASoft/Springer-Verlag/ESRF | Review | Publisher |
  • Synchrotron radiation crystallography. By Philip Coppens, with contributions by David Cox, Elias Vlieg and Ian K. Robinson | Review | Publisher |
  • Synchrotron Radiation (Production and Properties). By Philip John Duke | Review | Publisher |
  • X-ray Scattering and Absorption by Magnetic Materials. By S. W. Lovesey and S. P. Collins | Review | Publisher |
  • Time-Resolved Diffraction. Edited by J. R. Helliwell and P. M. Rentzepis | Review | Publisher |

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