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Determination of Point Groups of Cubic Systems
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In the names of the point groups of cubic systems, the first symbol denotes the cubic axes, a 3 (or -3) in the second place always represents the cubic system and denotes their body diagonals, and the third symbol denotes the face diagonals.

Flow chart for determimng the symmetry point groups of cubic systems

Figure 1624. Flow chart for determimng the symmetry point groups of cubic systems. Adapted from [1]

 

 

[1] Ignasi Casas and Juan J. Pérez, Modification to flow chart to determine point groups, J. Chem. Educ., 1992, 69 (1), p 83.

 

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