Mathematical Basis for X-Ray Crystallography and Analysis of Diffraction Patterns
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Definition and use of reciprocal lattice. The cross product of two vectors. Recipe for reciprocal lattice vectors. Reformulation of Bragg's Law in terms of wave vectors and reciprocal lattice vectors. General features of scattering from crystals. Relationship between Bragg's Law and Fourier transform formulations. Time 8:42.
Reciprocal lattice, vector, vector product, cross product, crystals
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Videos 3.1-3.9 are the most mathematical in the series, and require some knowledge of vectors and calculus. The most calculus-heavy videos are 3.1-3.5, and these can be skipped by those with less mathematical background.