Tables for
Volume F
Crystallography of biological macromolecules
Edited by M. G. Rossmann and E. Arnold

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. F, ch. 2.1, p. 58   | 1 | 2 |


J. Drentha*

aLaboratory of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
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A two-dimensional real unit cell is drawn together with its reciprocal unit cell. The reciprocal-lattice points are the endpoints of the vectors S(hk) [in three dimensions S(hkl)]; for instance, vector S(11) starts at O and ends at reciprocal-lattice point (11). Reproduced with permission from Drenth (1999[link]). Copyright (1999) Springer-Verlag.