[Ifeffit] Space group notation

Bruce Ravel bravel at bnl.gov
Tue Sep 21 08:53:10 CDT 2010

A bit of googling came up with lots of useful stuff, including
 * Wikipedia, unsurprisingly: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_group
 * Table six on http://cci.lbl.gov/sginfo/hall_symbols.html
This file:
is where every space group symbol recognized by my software is written down.

If your library has a copy of the first volume of the International Tables of 
Crystallography, that's the ultimate authority.


On Tuesday, September 21, 2010 09:23:26 am Abhijeet Gaur wrote:
>  Hi all,
> I am trying to generate the theoretical model of a compound in Artemis. The
> compound crystallizes in the triclinic space group I1ˉ. As superscript and
> subscript cannot be given, I tried the notations like I-1, I1-, I1_, but it
> is showing the message "Invalid space group". I read the tutorial on
> "Atoms", still not able to resolve the problem. Please help.
> With regards
> Abhijeet Gaur


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