Microscopy Software

5. Crystallography
  1. Vesta
    3D visualization program for structural models and 3D grid data such as electron/nuclear densities

    Authors: Koichi Momma and Fujio Izumi
    Platform: Windows (32 bit & 64 bit), Mac and Linux
    1. K. Momma and F. Izumi, "VESTA: A Three-dimensional Visualization System for Electronic and Structural Analysis", J. Appl. Crystallogr., 41 (2008), , 653-658.
    2. K. Momma and F. Izumi, "An integrated three-dimensional visualization system VESTA using wxWidgets", Commission on Crystallogr. Comput., IUCr Newslett., No. 7, (2006), 106-119.
    3. F. Izumi and K. Momma, "Three-dimensional Visualization in Powder Diffraction", Solid State Phenom. 130 (2007), 15-20.
    Link: http://www.geocities.jp/kmo_mma/crystal/en/vesta.html

  2. Space Group Explorer
    A program provides space group information available in the International Tables for Electron Crystallography

    Author: Ralf Grosse-Kunstleve
    Platform: Windows
    Link: http://www.calidris-em.com/spacegroupexplorer.php

  3. Balls & Sticks(BS)
    A program designed to create 3D pictures and animations of crystals

    Authors: Sung J. Kang and Tadashi C. Ozawa
    Platform: Windows
    Citation: T.C. Ozawa and Sung J. Kang, "Balls & Sticks: Easy-to-Use Structure Visualization and Animation Creating Program", J. Appl. Cryst., 37, (2004), 679.
    Link: http://www.toycrate.org/bs/

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