New crystallography teaching tool

Kevin Cowtan cowtan at
Wed Nov 18 07:43:20 EST 1998

I've put a new teaching tool on the web: an Interactive Structure Factor
Tutorial. It uses a java applet and a series of scripts to teach
users about structure factors, phases, symmetry, and the relationship
between the structure factors and the electron density map. Magnitudes
and phases are represented by colours in the same way as the Book of

The URL is:

Kevin Cowtan

Dr. Kevin Cowtan, Structural Biology Laboratory, University of York, UK

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