International
Tables for
Crystallography
Volume A
Space-group symmetry
Edited by Th. Hahn

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. A, ch. 1.1, p. 2

## Section 1.1.3. Reciprocal space

Th. Hahna*

aInstitut für Kristallographie, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany
Correspondence e-mail: hahn@xtal.rwth-aachen.de

### 1.1.3. Reciprocal space

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Printed symbolExplanation
, , ; or Basis vectors of the reciprocal lattice
, , Lengths of basis vectors of the reciprocal lattice
, , Interaxial (lattice) angles of the reciprocal lattice , ,
; or h Reciprocal-lattice vector
h, k, l; or Coordinates of a reciprocal-lattice point, expressed in units of , , , coefficients of the reciprocal-lattice vector
Cell volume of the reciprocal lattice
Matrix of the geometrical coefficients (metric tensor) of the reciprocal lattice