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TitleIntroduction to crystallography: Two-dimensional computer simulations
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsHall, B.D., and Stoto T.
JournalJournal of Applied Crystallography
Pagination477 - 480
Date Published1998
ISSN00218898 (ISSN)
AbstractMany elementary concepts of crystallography can be presented in two dimensions, where they are relatively easy to visualize. A computer simulation program for two-dimensional crystallography has been developed for use in teaching at an introductory level. The program will generate and display direct and reciprocal lattices, based on arbitrary user input, and is able to apply the symmetry operations of any of the 17 two-dimensional plane groups to a user-defined motif. Examples using the program are presented and discussed.

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