Architecture of the invisible

Thomas, John Meurig
August 1993
Nature;8/5/1993, Vol. 364 Issue 6437, p478
Academic Journal
Looks at the applications of X-ray crystallography. History; Inorganic molecules; Organic molecules; Biological molecules; Electron crystallography.


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