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Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Douglas L. Dorset

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This book describes the solid state behaviour of organic materials based the polymethylene chain, i.e., the functional molecular component of polyethylenes, soaps, detergents, edible fats, lipids, ... More


Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction

Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198515944
eISBN:
9780191705663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515944.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book covers the theory, practicalities, and the extensive applications of neutron powder diffraction in materials science, physics, chemistry, mineralogy, and engineering. Various highlight ... More


STRUCTURE

Ted Janssen, Gervais Chapuis, and Marc de Boissieu

in Aperiodic Crystals: From Modulated Phases to Quasicrystals

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567776
eISBN:
9780191718335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567776.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter discusses the methods for determining the structure of crystals. Topics covered include diffraction techniques, determination of modulated phases and composites, structure determination ... More


Crystal polymorphism and crystal structure prediction

ANGELO GAVEZZOTTI

in Molecular Aggregation: Structure analysis and molecular simulation of crystals and liquids

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570806
eISBN:
9780191718779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570806.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Organic molecules can provide an almost infinite variability in shape and electrical polarisation, and the solid state has a high degree of structuring and anisotropy. These are the reasons why much ... More


Correlation studies in organic solids

ANGELO GAVEZZOTTI

in Molecular Aggregation: Structure analysis and molecular simulation of crystals and liquids

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570806
eISBN:
9780191718779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570806.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Structure correlation studies were first carried out on intramolecular parameters, a classic work of which involved molecular deformations at a carbonyl center as a function of the intermolecular ... More


Crystal Structure Refinement: A Crystallographer's Guide to SHELXL

Peter Müller, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Anthony L. Spek, Thomas R. Schneider, and Michael R. Sawaya

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780198570769
eISBN:
9780191718809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570769.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This book covers advanced aspects of practical crystal structure refinement, focusing on practical problems in the everyday life of a crystallographer. After an introduction to SHELXL in the first ... More


The weak hydrogen bond in supramolecular chemistry

GAUTAM R. DESIRAJU and THOMAS STEINER

in The Weak Hydrogen Bond: In Structural Chemistry and Biology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509707
eISBN:
9780191708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509707.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter reviews the weak hydrogen bond in supramolecular chemistry by focusing on the relevance of these interactions in the analysis, design, and synthesis of the structures of molecular ... More


RNA crystallogenesis

Benoît Masquida, Boris François, Andreas Werner, and Eric Westhof

in Macromolecular Crystallography: conventional and high-throughput methods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520979
eISBN:
9780191706295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520979.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The number of RNA crystal structures has increased in an exponential manner mainly due to the fact that RNA is increasingly viewed as a predominant part of biological processes such as translation, ... More


The fatty acids

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter looks at the known crystal structures of fatty acids, including saturated and unsaturated chain materials. Structures of keto-, hydroxyl-, and methyl-branched fatty acids are also ... More


Electron Crystallography: Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction

Xiaodong Zou, Sven Hovmöller, and Peter Oleynikov

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580200
eISBN:
9780191731211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580200.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This is the first textbook describing crystal structure determination (especially inorganic) from high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) and electron diffraction (ED). The ... More


Conformational polymorphism: intra- and intermolecular energetics

Joel Bernstein

in Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199236565
eISBN:
9780191707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236565.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Thermodynamics governs the relative stability of crystal forms. The energetics are a compromise between intra- and intermolecular interactions. This chapter deals first with the former, including a ... More


The weak hydrogen bond in biological structures

GAUTAM R. DESIRAJU and THOMAS STEINER

in The Weak Hydrogen Bond: In Structural Chemistry and Biology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509707
eISBN:
9780191708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509707.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The structure and function of biological molecules is to a large degree determined by hydrogen bonding. This is the case for proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, membranes and also the aqueous ... More


Electron crystallography ‐ an introduction

Xiaodong Zou, Sven Hovmöller, and Peter Oleynikov

in Electron Crystallography: Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580200
eISBN:
9780191731211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580200.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The historical introduction covers the parallel developments in EM on inorganic and biological samples. Vainshtein, Pinsker and Zvyagin in Moscow solved structures from electron-diffraction patterns ... More


From waxes to polymers–the crystallography of polydisperse arrays

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter reconsiders the model for petroleum wax structure presented in Chapter 1 in light of the structural information presented in the intervening chapters. The earlier packing model is found ... More


Lipid alcohols

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter reviews the crystal structures of lipid alcohols. As with the paraffins, the influence of polymethylene chain length and parity of crystal structure is presented. Binary phase behaviour ... More


Conclusions

GAUTAM R. DESIRAJU and THOMAS STEINER

in The Weak Hydrogen Bond: In Structural Chemistry and Biology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509707
eISBN:
9780191708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509707.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The weak hydrogen bond was first identified in 1935, but it was only in the early 1990s that it really permeated into the consciousness of chemists and biologists. It only seems natural that this ... More


Global optimization strategies

Kenneth Shankland and William I. F. David

in Structure Determination from Powder Diffraction Data

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205530
eISBN:
9780191718076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205530.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Global optimisation methods that involve the assessment of multiple trial crystal structures against measured diffraction data offer a powerful alternative to Direct methods of structure solution. ... More


Physics of Ice

Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198518945
eISBN:
9780191707247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Ice is one of the most abundant and environmentally important materials on Earth, and its unique and intriguing physical properties present fascinating areas of study. This book takes as its subject ... More


The cholesteryl esters

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter presents the crystal structures of cholesteryl esters, revealing how chain length and/or unsaturation influence the favoured layer packing of these molecules. Favoured polymorphs are ... More


Introduction to neutron powder diffraction

Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard

in Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198515944
eISBN:
9780191705663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515944.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter opens with brief descriptions of neutrons, powders (polycrystalline materials), and diffraction, followed by an account of how the unique properties of neutrons and their interaction ... More


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