Rh5Ge3 Structure: A3B5_oP16_55_ch_agh

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Prototype : Rh5Ge3
AFLOW prototype label : A3B5_oP16_55_ch_agh
Strukturbericht designation : None
Pearson symbol : oP16
Space group number : 55
Space group symbol : $Pbam$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=A3B5_oP16_55_ch_agh
--params=
$a$,$b/a$,$c/a$,$x_{3}$,$y_{3}$,$x_{4}$,$y_{4}$,$x_{5}$,$y_{5}$


Simple Orthorhombic primitive vectors:

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

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{Rh 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}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(2a\right) & \mbox{Rh I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & \frac{1}{2}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(2c\right) & \mbox{Ge I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4} & = & \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} & \left(2c\right) & \mbox{Ge I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5} & = & x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + y_{3}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{Rh II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6} & = & -x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & -x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-y_{3}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{Rh II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{3}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{3}\right)b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{Rh II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{8} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{3}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{3}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{3}\right)b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4g\right) & \mbox{Rh II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{9} & = & x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + y_{4}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Ge II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{10} & = & -x_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{4} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{4}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-y_{4}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Ge II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{11} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{4}\right)b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Ge II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{12} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{4}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{4}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{4}\right)b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Ge II} \\ \mathbf{B}_{13} & = & x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + y_{5}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Rh III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{14} & = & -x_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{5} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -x_{5}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-y_{5}b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Rh III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{15} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} - x_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +y_{5}\right)b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Rh III} \\ \mathbf{B}_{16} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{5}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2} +x_{5}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} - y_{5}\right)b \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(4h\right) & \mbox{Rh III} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • S. Geller, The rhodium–germanium system. I. The crystal structures of Rh2Ge, Rh5Ge3 and RhGe, Acta Cryst. 8, 15–21 (1955), doi:10.1107/S0365110X55000030.

Found in

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

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