Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science (DoITPoMS)

Reciprocal Space

This teaching & learning package gives an introduction to reciprocal space. It shows the construction of reciprocal lattices from real ones, use of the Ewald sphere for diffraction experiments and some other applications of reciprocal space.


First created: October 2007. "Going further" updated: January 2008. Converted to HTML5: July 2020.