Introduction

  • Walter Borchardt-Ott

Abstract

At the heart of crystallography lies an object — the crystal. Crystallography is concerned with the laws governing the crystalline state of solid materials, with the arrangement of atoms in crystals, and with their physical and chemical properties, their synthesis and their growth.

Keywords

Arthritis Benzene Rubber Polysaccharide Nylon 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Borchardt-Ott
    • 1
  1. 1.Insitute of MineralogyUniversity of MünsterMünsterGermany

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