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CHEM * 7120 - Summer 2020

X-Ray Crystallography

 
Instructor: Prof. Dmitriy Soldatov      soldatov @ uoguelph.ca
           
Classes:
May 11 - Jun 17:  Mon, 6-8 pm; Tue, 2-4 pm, Thu, 2-4 pm
Jun 18:  6-8 pm (class rescheduled from Mon, May 18)
All classes will be online
Office hrs:
20 min (or more if needed) after each class
           
Future offerings: Waterloo: contact Dr Jalil Assoud;   Guelph: TBA
   
Thank you for being good students on the course!
This course held in Summer-2020 (condensed format) is now concluded
May   June
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* 2-4 pm class.  Last day to drop the course
 
Course Outline Part I Module 1 Tutorial 1 Assignment 1 Due May 26
    Module 2 Tutorial 2 Assignment 2 Due Jun 1
    Module 3 Tutorial 3 Assignment 3 Due Jun 9
  Part II Module 4 Tutorial 4 Assignment 4 Due Jun 14
    Module 5 N/A* Assignment 5 Due Jun 16
  Part III Module 6 Tutorial 6 Assignment 6 Due Jun 24
    Module 7 N/A*    
    Module 8 N/A* Assignment 7/8 Due Jun 26
    * No stand-alone tutorial. Some tutorial examples are to be given in the lecture class
 
Links: Additional resources:
International Tables for Crystallography Glossary of Terms (Glusker/Trueblood)
IUCr Online Dictionary Mercury2.2
Point Symmetry Tutorials SHELX97
  Atomic radii
Crystal Structure Analysis by Glusker/Trueblood
International Tables for Crystallography, Vol. A
International Tables for Crystallography, Vol. C

Course Contents:
  Part I Crystallography    
  Module 1 Crystals and symmetry: basics ~3 classes  
  Module 2 From crystal systems to space groups ~2 classes  
  Module 3 Crystallographic resources and crystal chemistry ~2 classes  
  Part II Crystal structure analysis: theory    
  Module 4 X-Rays and diffraction ~3 classes  
  Module 5 Theory of crystal structure analysis ~2 classes  
  Part III Crystal structure analysis: practical    
  Module 6 X-Ray diffraction techniques ~3 classes  
  Module 7 Sample preparation ~1 class  
  Module 8 Structure solution and refinement ~1 class