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Dynamical theory of electron diffraction
A. F. Moodie, J. M. Cowley and P. Goodman. International Tables for Crystallography (2010). Vol. B, ch. 5.2, pp. 647-653  [ doi:10.1107/97809553602060000780 ]


In this chapter, the main formulations of the dynamical theory of electron diffraction are outlined. These include the defining equations, forward scattering, the evolution operator, the projection approximation, semi-reciprocal space, the two-beam approximation, the eigenvalue approach, translational invariance, dispersion surfaces, the multislice formulation, the Born series and other approximations.

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