K2PtCl4 ($H1_{5}$) Structure : A4B2C_tP7_123_j_e_a

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Prototype : Cl4K2Pt
AFLOW prototype label : A4B2C_tP7_123_j_e_a
Strukturbericht designation : $H1_{5}$
Pearson symbol : tP7
Space group number : 123
Space group symbol : $P4/mmm$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=A4B2C_tP7_123_j_e_a
--params=
$a$,$c/a$,$x_{3}$


Other compounds with this structure

  • K2PdCl4

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:

\[ \begin{array}{ccccccc} & & \mbox{Lattice Coordinates} & & \mbox{Cartesian Coordinates} &\mbox{Wyckoff Position} & \mbox{Atom Type} \\ \mathbf{B}_{1} & = & 0 \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + 0 \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + 0 \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & 0 \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + 0 \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + 0 \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(1a\right) & \mbox{Pt} \\ \mathbf{B}_{2} & = & \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2e\right) & \mbox{K} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + \frac{1}{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3} & = & \frac{1}{2}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + \frac{1}{2}c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}} & \left(2e\right) & \mbox{K} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4} & = & x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4j\right) & \mbox{Cl} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5} & = & -x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & -x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4j\right) & \mbox{Cl} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6} & = & -x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1} + x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & -x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}} + x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4j\right) & \mbox{Cl} \\ \mathbf{B}_{7} & = & x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{1}-x_{3} \, \mathbf{a}_{2} & = & x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}-x_{3}a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}} & \left(4j\right) & \mbox{Cl} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • R. H. B. Mais, P. G. Owston, and A. Wood, The crystal structure of K2PtCl4 and K2PdCl4 with estimates of the factors affecting accuracy, Acta Crystallogr. Sect. B Struct. Sci. 28, 393–399 (1972), doi:10.1107/S0567740872002468.

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