Some Exercises in Symmetry


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Rotations in Symmetry Operations

C2 to C6 rotations

Point Groups


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We acknowledge the earlier work in this area by Arie Aizman which provided us with much inspiration.

For a comprehensive set of exercises using MDL CHIME see the work of W. Stephen McNeil.

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