Chapter 5.1 Introduction

Mathematical, physical and chemical tables

First Online Edition (2006)

Part 5. Determination of lattice parameters

  1. A. J. C. Wilson

Published Online: 1 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1107/97809553602060000595

International Tables for Crystallography

International Tables for Crystallography

How to Cite

Wilson, A. J. C. 2006. Introduction. International Tables for Crystallography. C:5:5.1:490.

Author Information

  1. St John’s College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2006



A brief overview of Chapters 5.2 to 5.5 on the determination of lattice parameters using various methods is provided.


  • accuracy;
  • errors;
  • lattice‐parameter determination;
  • precision