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  • TheFascinationofCrystalsandSymmetryBookrecommendationsWecanrecommendacoupleofbooksrangingfromveryrichillustratedtohighlyabstractandmathematical:

    (1)VisualSymmetrybyMagdolnaHargittaiandIstvanHargittaManymany(beautiful)pictures,lesssometimestoolittletext,butreallyenjoyable.

    (2)SymmetrybyHermannWeyl.

    Arealclassicalbookonthetheme,focusedonthestudyofsymmetrybyshowingitspresenceinartandnature.

  • (3)M.C.Escher:VisionsofSymmetrybyDorisSchnattschneider.

    AveryindepthexaminationofEsher'swork,includingthemathematicsbehindhissymmetries.

    (4)SymmetryofCrystalsandMoleculesbyMarkLaddItprovidesacomprehensivestudyofthesymmetryandgeometryofcrystalsandmolecules,startingfromfirstprinciples.ThepreknowledgeassumedismathematicsandphysicalsciencetoaboutAlevel.Verymanyproblemsforeachchapterareprovided,withfullyworkedtutorialsolutions.

  • (5)AnIntroductiontoMineralSciencesbyAndrewPutnisThisbookisoftenrecommendedtostudentsofmineralogyandgeology.Idonotknowityet,butisalreadyonmyamazonwishlist:)Textfromamazon:Theconceptsrequiredtounderstandmineralbehaviourareoftencomplex,butarepresentedhereinsimple,nonmathematicaltermsforundergraduatemineralogystudents.Afterintroductorychaptersdescribingtheprinciplesofdiffraction,imagingandthespectroscopicmethodsusedtostudyminerals,thestructureandbehaviourofthemaingroupsofrockformingmineralsarecovered,andtheroleofdefectsinthedeformationandtransformationofamineralareexplained.Theenergychangesandtherateoftransformationprocessesareintroducedusingadescriptiveapproachratherthanattemptingacompleteandrigoroustreatmentofthethermodynamicsandkinetics.Examplesandcasehistoriesfromarangeofmineralgroupsaresetinanearthsciencecontext,suchthattheemphasisofthisbookistoallowthestudenttodevelopanintuitiveunderstandingofthestructuralprinciplescontrollingthebehaviourofminerals.

  • (6)SymmetryinCrystallography:UnderstandingtheInternationalTablesbyPaoloG.Radaelli

    CoveringthetopicsofUnit4.45.2ofthiscourseaswellasthethingsweleftout(Xraydiffractometry,reflectionconditionsetc.)

    (7)StructureofMaterials:AnIntroductiontoCrystallography,DiffractionandSymmetry,byMarcDeGraefandMichaelE.McHenry.

    TextfromAmazon:

    Coversthefundamentalsofcrystallographyandsymmetry,applyingtheseconceptstoalargerangeofmaterials.Newtothiseditionaremorestreamlinedcoverageofcrystallography,additionalcoverageofmagneticpointgroupsymmetryandupdatedmaterialonextraterrestrialmineralsandrocks.Newexercisesattheendofchapters,plusover500additionalexercisesavailableonline,allowstudentstochecktheirunderstandingofkeyconceptsandputintopracticewhattheyhavelearnt.Over400illustrationswithinthetexthelpstudentsvisualisecrystalstructuresandmoreabstractmathematicalobjects,supportingmoredifficulttopicslikepointgroupsymmetries.Historicalandbiographicalsectionsaddcolourandinterestbygivinganinsightintothosewhohavecontributedsignificantlytothefield.Supplementaryonlinematerialincludespasswordprotectedsolutions,over100crystalstructuredatafiles,andPowerpointsoffiguresfromthebook.

  • (8)Crystallography:AnIntroductionbyWalterBorchardtOtt

    Apartfromsometopicsthatarenotneededbychemists(stereographicprojections,Wulffnets)Ilikethisbookverymuchandcanreallyrecommendthis.Veryclearillustrations.

  • (9)SpaceGroupsforSolidStateScientistsbyMichaelGlazerandGeraldBurns

    Verygood,veryreadable,itcoversmanystructurepropertyrelationships,andiswrittenpartlyinthenotionofUnit5.2to5.5ofourcourse.Butcontains,ofcourse,alotmore!

    (10)BasicConceptsofCrystallographybyEmilZolotoyabko

    Verygoodillustrations,veryprecisemathematicalformulations,althoughnottohardtofollowwithsomemathematicalbackground.

  • (11)SymmetryRelationshipsbetweenCrystalStructures:ApplicationsofCrystallographicGroupTheoryinCrystalChemistrybyUlrichMller.

    Brnighausentrees,groupsubgrouprelationships,andindepthgrouptheoryIthinkonlysuitedforthespecialists:)

    (12)FundamentalsofCrystallographybyCarmeloGiacovazzo,HugoLuisMonaco,GilbertoArtioli,DavideViterbo,MarcoMilanesio,GastoneGilli,PaolaGilli,GiuseppeZanotti,GiovanniFerraris

    ~900pagesforthestudentwhowantstoknoweverything:)