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Abstract

The concept of symmetry is extremely old, and most individuals are well aware of the important role that symmetry plays in our physical environment. Symmetry has always been present in nature, and as man’s culture developed, it made a dramatic and decisive contribution to his way of life. This chapter will attempt to demonstrate the concept of symmetry as applied to structural chemistry.

Keywords

Point Group Factor Group Symmetry Operation Symmetry Element Character Table 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. Ferraro
    • 1
  • Joseph S. Ziomek
    • 1
  1. 1.Argonne National LaboratoryUSA

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