The success story of crystallography

@inproceedings{Schwarzenbach2011TheSS,
  title={The success story of crystallography},
  author={D. Schwarzenbach},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract Diffractionists usually place the birth of crystallography in 1912 with the first X-ray diffraction expeäriment of Friedrich, Knipping and Laue. This discovery propelled the mathematical branch of mineralogy to global importance and enabled crystal structure determination. Knowledge of the geometrical structure of matter at atomic resolution had revolutionary consequences for all branches of the natural sciences: physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences and material science. It is… Expand
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