Statistical dynamical direct methods. II. The three-phase structure invariant

F. N. Chukhovskii, J. J. Hu, Laurence Marks

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The triplet distribution used for kinematical diffraction is extended to the complex case appropriate for dynamical transmission electron diffraction. It is demonstrated that this gives good results if the distributions are handled statistically rather than relying upon single triplet relationships. As a consequence, conventional statistical direct methods will yield a reasonable approximation to the effective dynamical potential for thicknesses when kinematical theory is not appropriate. The recovered effective dynamical potential may be similar to the kinematical potential, but does not have to be and in general will not be.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-239
Number of pages9
JournalActa Crystallographica Section A: Foundations of Crystallography
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

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  • Structural Biology

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