Symmetry and Structure Readable Group Theory for Chemists by Sydney F. A. Kettle

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Subjects:

  • Group chemistry,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Chemistry - Inorganic,
  • Chemistry - Physical & Theoretical,
  • Science / Chemistry / Inorganic,
  • Chemical structure,
  • Group theory,
  • Symmetry (Physics)

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Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL9401642M
ISBN 100470060395
ISBN 109780470060391

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Group theory can be considered the study of symmetry: the collection of symmetries of some object preserving some of its structure forms a group; in some sense all groups arise this way.

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The mathematical structure that underlies the study of symmetry and invariance is known as group theory. Here now is a concrete example of Fig.

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Several concepts of diffraction (including structure factor) are introduced at the end of the Cited by: This Primer presents an introduction to molecular symmetry and point groups with an emphasis on their applications. The author has adopted a non-mathematical approach as far as possible and the text will supplement those that are too advanced or gloss over important information.

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So something that has this symmetry is the symmetry of a tetrahedron. And if we draw a line from the upper edge to the lower edge, this is the. Obiously, the symmetry elements that imply any lattice translations (glide planes and screw axes), are not point group operations.

There are many symmetry point groups, but in crystals they must be consistent with the crystalline periodicity (translational periodicity). Thus, in crystals, only rotations (symmetry axes) of order 2, 3, 4 and 6. The Third Edition of Symmetry and Structure: Readable Group Theory for Chemists builds on the foundation of the second edition presenting all aspects of group theory relevant to chemists.

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