Stephen L. Gillett, Univ. of Nevada - A comparison of silicon- and carbon-based chemistry and the potential applications in nanotechnology.
Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
James Calvert, Univ. of Denver - A comprehensive look at silicon, the element, including its incorporation into minerals, seawater, electronics, and building materials.
Amethyst Mineral Gallery - A comprehensive look at all of the silicate structures, including example minerals with chemical formulas and photographs.
Wikipedia - A description of XRD and the history of its discovery.
Ilustración formateada para imprimir sobre transparencias o exponer en proyector
An alphabetical glossary of relevant scientific terms.
Lawrence Bragg - 1915 Nobel Lecture
SUNY Stony Brook - An interactive exploration of X-ray diffraction (XRD).