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Crystallography 101
This tutorial on crystallography is broken down into equipment set-up, x-ray diffraction basics, symmetry and space groups, structure factors and phase problems, phasing techniques, model building, and real space correlation plots. Diagrams and interactive topics accompany the text, along with an interactive applet on Bragg's Law.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005 by Bernhard Rupp. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-693
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Bernhard Rupp
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory