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Underneath the Bragg Peaks
 
 

Underneath the Bragg Peaks, 2nd Edition

Structural Analysis of Complex Materials

 
Underneath the Bragg Peaks, 2nd Edition,Takeshi Egami,Simon Billinge,ISBN9780080971339
 
 
 

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Key Features

  • Introduces a unique method to study the atomic structure of nanomaterials
  • Lays out the basic theory and methods of this important emerging technique
  • The first edition is considered the seminal text on the subject
  • Description

    This book focuses on the structural determination of crystalline solids with extensive disorder. Well-established methods exist for characterizing the structure of fully crystalline solids or fully disordered materials such as liquids and glasses, but there is a dearth of techniques for the cases in-between, crystalline solids with internal atomic and nanometer scale disorder. Egami and Billinge discuss how to fill the gap using modern tools of structural characterization. This problem is encountered in the structural characterization of a surprisingly wide range of complex materials of interest to modern technology and is becoming increasingly important.

    Takeshi Egami received the 2003 Eugene Bertram Warren Diffraction Physics Award for the work described in the book.

    The authors received 2010 J. D. Hanawalt Award from the International Union of Crystallography largely based on the success of this book

    Praise for the first edition:

    Egami and Billinge are experts in the application of PDF analysis and their writing is both clear and insightful. The organisation of the book is also excellent, with illuminating examples provided throughout.
    If you have an interest in atomic structure of materials, and local structural details in particular, PDF methods can be profoundly useful. I would heartily recommend this book as a starting point if you are considering using PDF analysis in your own work. For more experienced practitioners, this text is a useful reference.
    Materials Today, June 2004

    Readership

    For Academics and Professionals working in materials science.

    Takeshi Egami

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University ofTennessee, Knoxville, USA

    Simon Billinge

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

    Underneath the Bragg Peaks, 2nd Edition

    Pergamon Materials Series

    Preface

    Preface to the first edition

    Chapter 1. Structure of Complex Materials

    1.1 Crystallography and Beyond

    1.2 The Power of Total Scattering and PDF Methods

    1.3 Resources for Learning Total Scattering and PDF Methods

    References

    Further reading

    Chapter 2. Crystallographic Analysis of Complex Materials

    2.1 Theoretical Background

    2.2 Crystallographic Analysis

    2.3 Crystallographic Methods and Disorder: Limitations of Crystallographic Methods

    References

    General Texts on Electron Diffraction

    Chapter 3. The Method of Total Scattering and Atomic Pair Distribution Function Analysis

    3.1 Total Scattering and the PDF

    3.2 Compositionally Resolved Partial PDF

    3.3 Magnetic Correlation Functions

    3.4 The PDF in Higher Dimensions

    3.5 Error Analysis for the PDF

    3.6 Information Content in the PDF and the Nyquist–Shannon Sampling Theorem

    References

    Chapter 4. Total Scattering Experiments

    4.1 General Considerations

    4.2 The Neutron Scattering Experiment

    4.3 The X-ray Scattering Experiment

    4.4 The Electron PDF Experiment

    References

    4.5 Selected Bibliography

    Chapter 5. Data Collection Analysis

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Data Analysis Overview

    5.3 Obtaining S(Q) in Practice

    5.4 Real-World Data Analysis

    References

    Selected Bibliography

    Chapter 6. Extracting Structural Information from the PDF

    6.1 Introduction

    6.2 Direct Information

    6.3 Modeling the PDF

    6.4 Ab Initio Nanostructure Solution from PDF Data

    References

    Chapter 7. Dynamics of the Local Structure

    7.1 Measurement of Inelastic Scattering

    7.2 Dynamic Structure Factor

    7.3 Correlated Dynamics and the PDF

    7.4 Dynamic Pair-Density Function

    7.5 Effect of Inelastic Scattering on the PDF

    References

    Chapter 8. Local Structure of Well-Ordered Crystals and Systems with Competing Interactions

    8.1 Structure of Well-Ordered Crystals

    8.2 Quasicrystals

    8.3 Competing Interactions in Complex Oxides

    8.4 Local Correlations and Phase Transitions

    8.5 Phase Transition in Systems with Competing Interaction: Lithium-Nickelate

    References

    Chapter 9. Defects in Crystals and Crystallographically Challenged Materials

    9.1 Introduction

    9.2 Defective Crystals

    9.3 Chemical Short-Range Order

    9.4 In Situ and In Operando Studies

    References

    Chapter 10. Nanoparticles and Clusters

    10.1 Introduction

    10.2 Information in the PDFs of Nanoparticles

    10.3 Clusters Suspended in a Solvent

    10.4 Clusters and Molecules Intercalated in Nanoporous Solids

    References

    Chapter 11. Local Packing in Molecular Materials

    11.1 Introduction

    11.2 Fingerprinting

    11.3 Sensitivity Dependence on Qmax

    11.4 Modeling Molecular Systems

    References

    Chapter 12. Structure of Amorphous Materials

    12.1 PDF Analysis of Amorphous Materials

    12.2 Structure of Multicomponent Glasses

    12.3 Structural Changes due to Structural Relaxation

    12.4 Structural Changes due to Mechanical Deformation

    References

    Chapter 13. Concluding Remarks

    Index

    Quotes and reviews

    "Egami…and Billings…have updated this second edition on nanostructures substantially, using new materials drawn from the past ten years. They begin with general remarks on the structure of complex materials, then go on to examine crystallographic analysis of complex materials, the method of total scattering and pair distribution function (PDF) analysis, total scattering experiments, data collection analysis, exacting structural information on the PDF,…"--Reference & Research Book News, December 2013
    "Egami and Billinge are experts in the application of PDF analysis and their writing is both clear and insightful. The organisation of the book is also excellent, with illuminating examples provided throughout. ...If you have an interest in atomic structure of materials, and local structural details in particular, PDF methods can be profoundly useful. I would heartily recommend this book as a starting point if you are considering using PDF analysis in your own work. For more experienced practitioners, this text is a useful reference."--MATERIALS TODAY

     
     
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