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  Summary. In a nutshell...

  0. Introduction

  1. The structure of crystals
The crystalline state
         Interatomic forces in crystals
         Early historical notes about crystals and crystallography
  2. The X-rays

  3.The symmetry of crystals
         Symmetry elements
         The crystallographic restriction theorem
         Representation of crystal classes
         Representation of Laue groups
         Representation of Bravais lattices

  4. Direct and reciprocal lattices

  5. Scattering and difraction
         Group velocity
         Kinematic model
         Optical diffraction diagrams
         Deriving an informal interpretation of Laue equations
         Deriving an informal interpretation of Bragg's Law
              Bragg's Law (applet)
          The structure factor
          About Fourier transform

  6. Experimental diffraction
              Understanding Weissenberg diagrams
         Evaluating the diffraction pattern
  7. Structural resolution
         Crystallization methods for proteins
         Crystal symmetry and diffraction symmetry
              Conditions for systematic absences
         The Patterson function and the Patterson method
         The anomalous dispersion

  8. The structural model
         Reliability of the structural model

  9. Crystallographic computing

10. Biographical outlines
         Nobel Laureates through Crystallography
         Ewald Prize Laureates by the IUCr

11. Crystallograhic associations

12. Crystallography in Spain
         Brief historical outlines
              Participants in the Meeting on Anomalous Dispersion (Madrid, 1974)
              Some pictures taken during IUCr2011 (Madrid, 2011)