$\beta$–Bi2O3 (High–temperature, $D5_{12}$) Structure: A2B3_tP20_117_i_adgh

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Prototype : Bi2O3
AFLOW prototype label : A2B3_tP20_117_i_adgh
Strukturbericht designation : $D5_{12}$
Pearson symbol : tP20
Space group number : 117
Space group symbol : $P\bar{4}b2$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=A2B3_tP20_117_i_adgh
--params=
$a$,$c/a$,$x_{3}$,$x_{4}$,$x_{5}$,$y_{5}$,$z_{5}$


Simple Tetragonal primitive vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccc} \mathbf{a}_1 & = & a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} \\ \mathbf{a}_2 & = & a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} \\ \mathbf{a}_3 & = & c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} \\ \end{array} \]

Basis vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccccccc} & & \mbox{Lattice Coordinates} & & \mbox{Cartesian Coordinates} &\mbox{Wyckoff Position} & \mbox{Atom Type} \\ \mathbf{B}_{1} & = & 0 \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + 0 \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + 0 \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & 0 \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + 0 \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + 0 \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2a\right) & \mbox{O I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{2} & = & \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(2a\right) & \mbox{O I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2d\right) & \mbox{O II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4} & = & \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2d\right) & \mbox{O II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5} & = & x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{3}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{O III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6} & = & -x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & -x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{3}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{O III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{3}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{O III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{8} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{3}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{O III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{9} & = & x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{O IV} \\ \mathbf{B}_{10} & = & -x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{O IV} \\ \mathbf{B}_{11} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{O IV} \\ \mathbf{B}_{12} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{O IV} \\ \mathbf{B}_{13} & = & x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + y_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \mathbf{B}_{14} & = & -x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-y_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \mathbf{B}_{15} & = & y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2}-z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & y_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}-z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \mathbf{B}_{16} & = & -y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2}-z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -y_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}-z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \mathbf{B}_{17} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \mathbf{B}_{18} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \mathbf{B}_{19} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2}-z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}-z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \mathbf{B}_{20} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2}-z_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}-z_{5}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(8i\right) & \mbox{Bi} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • L. G. Sillén, X–ray studies on bismuth trioxide, Ark. Kem. Mineral. Geol. 12A, 1–15 (1937).

Found in

  • P. Villars and K. Cenzual, Pearson's Crystal Data – Crystal Structure Database for Inorganic Compounds, ASM International (2013).

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