Volume 12, Number 1 (2004)

On the cover

Beginning top-left figure and continuing clockwise around the map of Italy: (a) SEM micrographs of a spherulite of octacalcium phosphate (OCP). Scale bar 50m. (A. Bigi, E. Boanini, D. Walsh, S. Mann, Angew Chem Int Ed, 2002, 41, 2163-2166); (b) View of the ELETTRA synchrotron radiation facility in Trieste (Photograph by M. Barnabà); (c) Structure of the natural zeolite called mazzite in honor of Prof. Fiorenzo Mazzi, of the U.of Pavia. (E. Galli, E. Passaglia, D. Pongiluppi, R. Rinaldi, Contr. Mineral. Petrol., 1974, 45, 99); (d) Starting page of the SIR2002 direct method program (M.C. Burla, B. Carrozzini, G.L. Cascarano, C. Giacovazzo, G. Polidori, Z. Kristallogr., 2002, 217(12), 629-635); (e) A three-dimensional FeIII compound showing magnetic ordering below 40 K (D. Armentano, G. De Munno, F. Lloret, A.V. Palii, M. Julve, Inorganic Chemistry 2003, 41(8), 2007-2013); (f) Van der Waals representation of Dlp-2 dodecamer from Bacillus anthracis (E. Papinutto, W.G. Dundon, N. Pitulis, R. Battistutta, C. Montecucco, G. Zanotti, J. Biol. Chem., 2002, 277, 15093-15098); (g) GaAs single-crystal ingots (about 1.4 kg) grown by optimised (left) and non-optimised (right) weighing-cell-automated LEC technique (courtesy of IMEM/CNR); (h) Logo.

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Judith L. Flippen-Anderson Editor
Patricia Coley Newsletter Design & Production
Jane Griffin Assistant Editor


A. Bacchi, D. Cruickshank, A. Deriu, E. Egert, G. Ferraris, L. Heller-Kallai, D. Lamba, H.M. McDonnell, S. Mobilio, C. Näther, G. Paolucci, C. Paorici, E. Pearson, A. Pifferi, L. Riva di Sanseverino, P. Scardi, N. Schryvers, A. Sharpe, A. Siu, P. Spadon, R. Spagna, E.R.T. Tiekink, S. Valiyaveettil, D. Viterbo, J.J. Vittal, G. Vlaic.
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