Automated Electron Diffraction Tomography

  • Ute Kolb
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)


Ab-initio structure analysis by electron diffraction is hampered by two major problems: insufficient number of reflections sampled and an intensity alteration by dynamical scattering contribution or beam damage. Thus, in recent years the principles of automated diffraction tomography (ADT) allowing systematic reciprocal space sampling and automated data analysis were developed. Here the basic ideas of ADT and its general applicability will be discussed along with some examples of solved structures.


Structure Solution Reciprocal Space Electron Diffraction Data Electron Crystallography Ewald Sphere 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Physical ChemistryJohannes-Gutenberg University MainzMainzGermany

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