Wave vector selection rules for space groups

  • A. P. Cracknell
  • B. L. Davies
Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Solid State Physics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 50)


A programme of work is in progress for the construction of tables of wave vector selection rules (WVSRs) for all the classical space groups.The general theory is briefly reviewed and some practical considerations which have arisen in the construction of these tables are also discussed. The use of induced compatibility tables (ICTs) is described and this is illustrated with an example taken from the space group F43m (T d 2 )


Irreducible Representation Kronecker Product Energy Eigenvalue Symmetry Operation Complete Table 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Cracknell
    • 1
  • B. L. Davies
    • 2
  1. 1.Carnegie Laboratory of PhysicsUniversity of DundeeDundee
  2. 2.School of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity College of North WalesBangor

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