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The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry Free Online Course

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 4:51:00 PM

The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry

Virtual Event - Hamburg, Germany

Free Online Course about Crystallography

Basic knowledge in chemistry (atoms, simple molecules).

Upon completion of this online course you can answer the following questions:

What do the patterns on wallpapers and the structures of crystals have in common?
There are innumerable appearances of crystals. How can all crystals in this world be classified into seven different crystal systems?
Why is it sufficient to know the positions of only a few atoms to precisely describe a crystalline solid consisting of a myriad of atoms?
How can you find crystallographic data and how can it be analyzed regarding symmetry?
What relationship exists between the structure and the properties of a material? Why is diamond so hard and how can you explain phenomena such as ferroelectricity?

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Tue, Apr 15, 2014 - Wed, Apr 30, 2014

Universität Hamburg, Germany

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