International Tables for Crystallography

The flow of radiation in a real crystal
T. M. Sabine. International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 6.4, pp. 609-616  [ doi:10.1107/97809553602060000603 ]


This chapter discusses the flow of radiation in a real crystal. Topics covered include: primary and secondary extinction; radiation flow; extinction factors; polarization and anisotropy. The results from kinematic and dynamical theory are compared.

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International Tables for Crystallography is the definitive resource and reference work for crystallography. The series consists of eight volumes and comprises articles and tables of data relevant to crystallographic research and to applications of crystallographic methods in all sciences concerned with the structure and properties of materials.