Symmetry, point groups and space groups, crystal lattices. Scattering, diffraction, reciprocal lattice. powder diffraction. Single crystal methods. Data collection and processing synchrotron radiation, phase problem in crystallography. Patterson and direct methods, Rietveld refinement, intermolecular interactions electron density analysis. Basics of neutron diffraction, electron diffraction.
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Research students, Scientists from Pharmaceutical and materials industry and teachers(faculty) at Universities
PREREQUISITES: Basic mathematics