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Pourquoi les Groupes de Symétrie en Cristallographie
Université de Paris, France
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To demonstrate the importance and practical utility of point and space
groups in crystallography.
This is suitable for the later years of undergraduate courses and for
introductory courses at post-graduate level.
Some acquaintance with the basic principles of symmetry and with the
manipulation of vectors is necessary.
No specific practical resources are required; the booklet contains exercises
and gives references to other texts.
Time Required for Teaching
A really satisfactory assimilation of this material would involve between 4
and 8 hours of teaching and discussion depending on the previous knowledge
and experience of the students.
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