Structural Chemistry

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 1321-1326

First online:

Crystallography in Structural Chemistry

  • Istvan HargittaiAffiliated withDepartment of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Budapest University of Technology and Economics Email author 


This anniversary article has three functions: It marks Volume 25 of our journal; it honors 2014, the International Year of Crystallography; and it celebrates the centennial from the birth of a great crystallographer, Aleksandr I. Kitaigorodskii.


A. I. Kitaigorodskii History of X-ray crystallography Generalized crystallography Gas-phase electron diffraction Quasicrystals