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Layer Site Symmetry

Site Symmetry Method
This program implements the so-called site-symmetry approach. The method establishes symmetry relations between the localized states (local atomic displacements) and crystal extended states (phonons, electrons, etc.) over the entire Brillouin zone.

Input data :
  1. Layer group number as given in ITE.
  2. k-vector data :
    • Reciprocal lattice basis type, which may be primitive (as in Cracknell-Davies-Miller-Love tables), or dual to the conventional (ITA)
    • k-vector coordinates relative to chosen basis as any three decimal numbers or fractions.
    • Label of the k-vector (up to three letters).

If you are using this program in the preparation of an article, please cite it in the following form:
G. de la Flor, D. Orobengoa, R. A. Evarestov, Y. Kitaev, E. Tasci and M. I. Aroyo
"The site-symmetry induced representations of layer groups on the Bilbao Crystallographic Server". J. Appl. Cryst (2019) 52, 1214-1221
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Please, enter the sequential number as given in International Tables for Crystallography, Vol. E or


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