Indexing a powder diffraction pattern
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d hkl values derived from the peaks in the diffraction pattern are selected and how reliable they are. Precision and accuracy in detecting peak positions are essential conditions for successful indexing (

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Traditional indexing methods
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proposed by Werner (1964), then successively refined (Werner et al., 1985) and made more robust and effective (

**Altomare** et al., 2000, 2008, 2009). This approach, which works in the index space, was defined by Shirley as semi ...

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Examples of applications of indexing programs
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The basic concepts of indexing
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and C, and 1 for P. S y is a factor equal to 6 for a cubic or a rhombohedral cell, 4 for a trigonal, hexagonal or tetragonal cell, 2 for an orthorhombic cell, and 1 for a monoclinic or triclinic cell.
(3) WRIP20 (

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Introduction
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d hkl values derived from the peaks in the diffraction pattern are selected and how reliable they are. Precision and accuracy in detecting peak positions are essential conditions for successful indexing (

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Conclusion
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Solving crystal structures using reciprocal-space methods
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resolution. The peak-overlap problem also causes a significant reduction in the number of statistically independent experimental observations contained in the diffraction profile (

**Altomare** et al., 1995 ; David, 1999). Thus we are very far from ...

The ALLTRIALS tool in EXPO: exploring all the phase sets
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Å); 48% of independent observations in the pattern (

**Altomare** et al., 1995); 1 S, 1 N, 3 O and 12 C atoms in the asymmetric unit. Fig. 4.2.7 shows the graphical display that supports the use of ALLTRIALS. In Fig. 4.2.7 (a) the 20 ...

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Systematic decomposition
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of severely overlapping reflections (

**Altomare** et al., 2003). The clusters containing the reflections that are expected to play a minor role in DM applications, i.e. . those for which no constituent reflection falls among the largest reflections ...

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How direct methods work
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and are less effective that those for single-crystal data. A new figure of merit, an atom-matching-based FOM (AMB FOM), has recently been proposed (

**Altomare** et al., 2011 a), coupled with a special decomposition procedure (

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