Incoherent x-ray scattering in single molecule imaging

  title={Incoherent x-ray scattering in single molecule imaging},
  author={Jan Malte Slowik and Sang-Kil Son and Gagan Dixit and Zolt{\'a}n Jurek and Robin Santra},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
Imaging of the structure of single proteins or other biomolecules with atomic resolution would be enormously beneficial to structural biology. X-ray free-electron lasers generate highly intense and ultrashort x-ray pulses, providing a route towards imaging of single molecules with atomic resolution. The information on molecular structure is encoded in the coherent x-ray scattering signal. In contrast to crystallography there are no Bragg reflections in single molecule imaging, which means the… 

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