$\alpha$–Sm3Ge5 (High–temperature) Structure: A5B3_hP16_190_bdh_g

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Prototype : Sm3Ge5
AFLOW prototype label : A5B3_hP16_190_bdh_g
Strukturbericht designation : None
Pearson symbol : hP16
Space group number : 190
Space group symbol : $P\bar{6}2c$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=A5B3_hP16_190_bdh_g
--params=
$a$,$c/a$,$x_{3}$,$x_{4}$,$y_{4}$


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

References

  • P. H. Tobash, D. Lins, S. Bobev, N. Hur, J. D. Thompson, and J. L. Sarrao, Vacancy ordering in SmGe2–x and GdGe2–x (x = 0.33): Structure and properties of two Sm3Ge5 polymorphs and of Gd3Ge5, Inorg. Chem. 45, 7286–7294 (2006), doi:10.1021/ic060913f.

Found in

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

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