CaltechAUTHORS
  A Caltech Library Service

The Influence of Twinning by Merohedry on Intensity Statistics

Rees, Douglas C. (1980) The Influence of Twinning by Merohedry on Intensity Statistics. Acta Crystallographica. Section A, Foundations of Crystallography, 36 (4). pp. 578-581. ISSN 0108-7673. doi:10.1107/S0567739480001234. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150210-100628171

[img] PDF - Published Version
See Usage Policy.

334kB

Use this Persistent URL to link to this item: https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150210-100628171

Abstract

A simple test based on intensity statistics is presented for the detection of twinning by merohedry. Using relationships derived in the text, the twinning fraction of a crystal may be estimated from the intensity probability distribution. Unlike most methods for the detection of twinning, application of this test does not require knowledge of the twinning operation. Two possible mechanisms for increasing the apparent diffraction symmetry of a crystal, twinning by merohedry and crystal disorder, may be distinguished in certain cases by these procedures.


Item Type:Article
Related URLs:
URLURL TypeDescription
http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S0567739480001234DOIArticle
http://scripts.iucr.org/cgi-bin/paper?S0567739480001234PublisherArticle
ORCID:
AuthorORCID
Rees, Douglas C.0000-0003-4073-1185
Additional Information:© 1980 International Union of Crystallography. Received 7 August 1979; accepted 7 January 1980. We would like to acknowledge the advice of R. Lesar on numerical integration techniques, the helpful comments of a referee, and the encouragement of W. N. Lipscomb. This research was supported by National Institutes of Health Grant 06920.
Funders:
Funding AgencyGrant Number
NIH06920
Issue or Number:4
DOI:10.1107/S0567739480001234
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20150210-100628171
Persistent URL:https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150210-100628171
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:54658
Collection:CaltechAUTHORS
Deposited By: SWORD User
Deposited On:10 Feb 2015 20:28
Last Modified:10 Nov 2021 20:36

Repository Staff Only: item control page