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IntermetallicsStructures, Properties, and Statistics$
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Walter Steurer and Julia Dshemuchadse

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198714552

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714552.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.3) 1 Introduction
Source:
Intermetallics
Author(s):

Walter Steurer

Julia Dshemuchadse

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714552.003.0001

In this chapter, the general crystallographic concepts are introduced, as are the notation and terminology used throughout this book. Also discussed is the role that symmetry is playing in the self-assembly of crystal structures, be they periodic or quasiperiodic. Furthermore, the different ways of describing crystal structures are demonstrated and their main features are illustrated.

Keywords:   crystallographic notation, crystallographic concepts, crystallographic, terminology, crystal structure, symmetry, space groups, Wyckoff positions, lattice complexes, Pearson symbol

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