Contents

Full Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

1. Origin, Scope, and Plan of this Book

II. THE BEGINNINGS

2. X-rays

3. Crystallography

4. Laue's Discovery of X-ray Diffraction by Crystals

5. The Immediate Sequels to Laue's Discovery

III.THE TOOLS

6. The Principles of X-ray Diffraction

7. Methods and Problems of Crystal Structure Analysis

IV. THE GROWING FIELD

8. The Growing Power of X-ray Analysis

9. Problems of Inorganic Structures

10. Problems of Organic Structures

11. The Growing Field of Mineral Structures

12. Applications of X-ray Diffraction to Metallurgical Science

13. Problems of Biochemical Structures

14. X-ray Diffraction and its Impact on Physics

15. Dynamical X-ray Optics; Electron and Neutron Diffraction

16. X-ray Spectroscopy

V. IN MEMORIAM

Max von Laue

William Henry Bragg

Shoji Nishikawa

Charles Mauguin

E. S. Fedorov

Artur Schoenflies

William Thomas Astbury

Carl H. Hermann

Gösta Phragmén

Victor Moritz Goldschmidt

Christen Johannes Finbak

Paul Knipping

Memorial Tablets

VI. SCHOOLS AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

17. British and Commonwealth Schools of Crystallography

18. The Development of X-ray Diffraction in U.S.A.

19. The New Crystallography in France

20. Germany

21. The Netherlands

22. Scandinavia

23. Japan

24. Schools of X-ray Structural Analysis in the Soviet Union

25. The World-wide Spread of X-ray Diffraction Methods,

VII. PERSONAL REMINISCENCES

E. N. da C. Andrade

K. Banerjee

N. V. Belov

J. D. Bernal

J. M. Bijvoet

W. L. Bragg

J. C. M. Brentano

M. J. Buerger

C. L. Burdick

C. G. Darwin

J. D. H. Donnay

R. Glocker

A. Guinier

G. Hägg

Albert W. Hull

R. W. James

H. Lipson

K. Lonsdale

H. Mark

Isamu Nitta

A. L. Patterson

Linus Pauling

Michael Polanyi

J. Monteath Robertson

Paul Scherrer

A. V. Shubnikov

M. E. Straumanis

Jean Jacques Trillat

B. E. Warren

A. Westgren

A. J. C. Wilson

W. A. Wooster

Jean Wyart

Ralph W. G. Wyckoff

VIII. THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE NEW CRYSTALLOGRAPHY

APPENDIX: Biographical Notes on Authors

SUBJECT INDEX

LIST OF REPEATEDLY OCCURING SUBSTANCES

INDEX OF LOCALITIEs AND SCHOOLS

INDEX OF NAMES


Fifty Years of  

X-Ray Diffraction  

Edited by P. P. Ewald  








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