Electron beam precession and applications


Precession  -general  


R Vincent, P.A Midgley, Ultramicroscopy 53 (1994) 271

J.Gjonnes, V.Hansen , A. Krerneland , Microscopy and Microanalysis 10 , 16-20, (2004)

CS Own, LD Marks , W. Sinklair  Review of scientific instruments 76, 033703 (2005)

J.Gjonnes,V.Hansen,A.Krerneland Microscopy and Microanalysis 10,16-20, (2004)

C.S.Own, A.K Subramanian ,L.D.Marks L. Marks ,Microscopy and Microanalysis 10, 96-104, (2004)

C. Own PhD dissertation, Northwestern University  Evanston Illinois December 2005   http://www.numis.northwestern.edu/Research/Current/precession

A. Dudka, A Avilov , S Nicolopoulos Ultramicroscopy 107, issue 6-7, June 2007, p.474-482

D.Dorset  Z.Kristalogr.221 (2006) p.260-265


Precession- Structure analysis


M. Gemmi, X. Zou, S. Hovmoller, A. Migliori, M. Vennstrom Y. Andersson, Acta Cryst A59 (2003) p. 117-126.

T. E. Weirich, J. Portillo, G. Cox, H. Hibst, S. Nicolopoulos Ultramicroscopy 106 (2006) 164-175.

M. Gemmi , S.Nicolopoulos, Ultramicroscopy 107, issue 6-7 , June 2007,  p.483-494

K.Boulahya , LR Gonzalez , M.Parras, JMG Calbet, MS Nickolskiy, S.Nicolopoulos Ultramicroscopy 107 (2007) p. 445-452

S Nicolopoulos, A Kuligin, K Kuligin, K Boulahya , G Lepeshov,  JL DelPlancke , AS Avilov, M Nickolskiy, A .Ponce Electron Crystallography NATO Science Ser II vol 211 Springer 2006


Electron beam precession and applications


Precession- Space  group  determination


JP Morniroli, A Redjaimia , S Nicolopoulos Ultramicroscopy  107, issue 6-7 , June 2007,  p.514-522

JP Morniroli, A. Redjaimia Journal of Microscopy , vol.227,2007 p.157-171

S.Nicolopoulos , JP Morniroli, M.Gemmi, Z.Kristallogr. Suppl. 26 (2007) p.183-188


Precession – catalysts


DL Dorset , S.Weston, S.Dhingra J.Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110,2045-50

D.Dorset , C.Gilmore , JL Jorda, S.Nicolopoulos Ultramicroscopy 107, issue 6-7  June 2007 p.462-473

C.Gilmore, W.Dong, DL Dorset Acta Cryst A , (2008) , A64, 284-294

C.Gilmore, W.Dong, DL Dorset Acta Cryst A , (2008) , A64, 295-302


Precession- Proteins and pharmaceuticals


D.Gueorguieva, JP. Abrahams, H.Zandbergen, S.Nicolopoulos, K.Boulahya  Microscopy and Microanalysis  2007 abstracts


We can send upon request articles related to precession applications on metals, minerals, pharmaceuticals etc.  at: info@nanomegas.com


Electron crystallography ( including some practical examples )


Z. G. Pinsker, Electron Diffraction, Butterworths Scientific Publications, London 1953.

B. K. Vainshtein, Structure Analysis by Electron Diffraction, Pergamon Press, Oxford 1964

 B. Zvyagin, Electron-diffraction analysis of clay mineral structures, Plenum Press, NY 1967.

J. M. Cowley (Ed.), Electron Diffraction Techniques, Volume 1 and 2, Oxford University Press 1992/93.

D. L. Dorset, Structural Electron Crystallography, Plenum Press, NY and London 1995.

M. De Graef, Introduction to Convetional Transmission Electron Microscopy, Cambrige Univ. Press., 2003

M. Tanaka, Convergent-beam electron diffraction, Acta Cryst. (1994). A50, 261-286

J.M. Cowley, Diffraction physics, North-Holland, Amsterdam, second revised edition, 1981

P. B. Hirsh, A. Howie, R. B. Nicholson, D. W. Pashley and M. J. Whelan, Electron Microscopy of  Thin Crystals (2nd revised edition), Krieger, Malabar, FL,1977

J.C.H. Spence and J.M. Zuo, Electron Microdiffraction, Plenum Press, new York, 1988

P. Buseck, J. Cowley, L. Eyring, High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy and Associated Techniques, Oxford University Press, 1988


Structure  refinement –Maximum Entropy


D. L. Dorset and C. J. Gilmore, Prospects for kinematical least-squares refinement in polymer electron crystallography, Acta Cryst. (2000). A56, 62-67

C. J. Gilmore, Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Statistics in Crystallography: a Review of Practical Applications,  Acta Cryst. (1996). A52, 561-589

G. Voigt-Martin, D. H. Yan, A. Yakimansky, D. Schollmeyer, C. J. Gilmore and G. Bricogne, Structure determination by electron crystallography using both maximum-entropy and simulation approaches, Acta Cryst. (1995). A51, 849-868

A.P. Zhuklistov, B.B. Zvyagin, Crystallography Reports, vol. 43, 1998, p.950

A.P. Zhuklistov et al, Crystallography Reports, vol. 42, nº5, 1997, 841-845.