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  • Description

    uses interactive computer graphics to introduce basic concepts of X-ray diffraction by crystals, including the reciprocal lattice, the Ewald sphere construction, Laue cones, the wavelength dependence of the reciprocal lattice, primitive and centered lattices and systematic extinctions, rotation photography, Laue photography, space group determination and Laue group symmetry, and the alignment of crystals by examination of reciprocal space.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by XRayView, run: $ sbgrid-list xrayview Copy to clipboard
  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ sbgrid-cli install xrayview Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    G. N. Phillips. 1995. XRayView: A Teaching Aid for X-Ray Crystallography. Biophysics Journal. 69(4): 1281-1283.

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  • Keywords

    Crystallography, Visualization

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  5.0 (21.5 MB)
    OS X INTEL:  5.0 (23.7 MB)

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      4.1 (1.4 MB)
    • OS X INTEL:

      4.1 (32.9 MB)
  • Developers

    George N Phillips Jr