History of Crystallography & Molecular Graphics

Ethan A Merritt merritt at u.washington.edu
Tue Jan 2 11:54:58 EST 2001


In article <92sfmv$ap6$1 at icrf.news>,  <nospam at our.site> wrote:
>This message has been posted by:  Dr Suhail A Islam <islam at REMOVE-THIS-TO-SENDicrf.icnet.uk>
>
>
>Can anybody please point me to an historical account of
>the use of Computer Graphics and Crystallography. I am
>aware of programs by Dr. Diamond in the 60's (?), but dont
>know if these were the first.

Well, ORTEP was released in 1965. A brief history is given at 
  http://www.ornl.gov/ortep/whatisit.html

You might want to take a look at the web site put together by
Eric Martz and Eric Francoeur
  http://www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol/history.htm
  http://www.umass.edu/molvis/francoeur/levinthal/lev-index.html



			Ethan A Merritt
			merritt at u.washington.edu







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