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Fundamentals of Neutron Diffraction

  • V. Ramakrishnan
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 183)

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to describe the differences between neutron diffraction and X-ray diffraction, and to give specific examples of how these differences have been exploited in the study of biological structures. Those who wish a comprehensive treatment of this topic can turn to a number of reviews and symposium volumes that deal with the application of neutron scattering to biological problems (Schoenborn and Nunes, 1972; Engelman and Moore, 1975; Jacrot, 1976; Kneale et al., 1977; Moore, 1982; Schoenborn, 1984).

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Neutron Diffraction Neutron Scattering Neutron Beam Biological Macromolecule Brookhaven National Laboratory 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Ramakrishnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Biology DepartmentBrookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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