PI3 Structure: A3B_hP8_173_c_b

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Prototype : PI3
AFLOW prototype label : A3B_hP8_173_c_b
Strukturbericht designation : None
Pearson symbol : hP8
Space group number : 173
Space group symbol : $P6_{3}$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=A3B_hP8_173_c_b
--params=
$a$,$c/a$,$z_{1}$,$x_{2}$,$y_{2}$,$z_{2}$


Hexagonal primitive vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccc} \mathbf{a}_1 & = & \frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} - \frac{\sqrt3}2 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} \\ \mathbf{a}_2 & = & \frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt3}2 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} \\ \mathbf{a}_3 & = & c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} \\ \end{array} \]

Basis vectors:

\[ \begin{array}{ccccccc} & & \mbox{Lattice Coordinates} & & \mbox{Cartesian Coordinates} &\mbox{Wyckoff Position} & \mbox{Atom Type} \\ \mathbf{B}_{1} & = & \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{1} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{1}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{P} \\ \mathbf{B}_{2} & = & \frac{2}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{1}{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{1}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}- \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{1}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2b\right) & \mbox{P} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3} & = & x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}\left(x_{2}+y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(-x_{2}+y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4} & = & -y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(x_{2}-y_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(\frac{1}{2}x_{2}-y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5} & = & \left(-x_{2}+y_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + z_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-x_{2}+\frac{1}{2}y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + z_{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6} & = & -x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & -\frac{1}{2}\left(x_{2}+y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}\left(x_{2}-y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & y_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \left(-x_{2}+y_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(-\frac{1}{2}x_{2}+y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}x_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{I} \\ \mathbf{B}_{8} & = & \left(x_{2}-y_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \left(x_{2}-\frac{1}{2}y_{2}\right)a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}y_{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \left(\frac{1}{2} +z_{2}\right)c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(6c\right) & \mbox{I} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • E. T. Lance, J. M. Haschke, and D. R. Peacor, Crystal and molecular structure of phosphorus triiodide, Inorg. Chem. 15, 780–781 (1976), doi:10.1021/ic50158a007.

Found in

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

Geometry files


Prototype Generator

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