An introduction to direct methods
The most important phase relationships and their application in solving the phase problem
Laboratory for Crystallography, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WN, Amsterdam
To help students, with some basic knowledge of crystallography, to understand the principle of direct methods.
This course is suitable for the first years of undergraduate study in any direction of science.
Students should have understanding of Fourier analysis of the electron density, and some knowledge of the structure factor equation.
No particular resources are required.
Time required for teaching
The course may occupy 2-5 hours of teaching.