CaIn2 Structure: AB2_hP6_194_b_f

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Prototype : CaIn2
AFLOW prototype label : AB2_hP6_194_b_f
Strukturbericht designation : None
Pearson symbol : hP6
Space group number : 194
Space group symbol : $\mbox{P6}_{3}\mbox{/mmc}$
AFLOW prototype command : aflow --proto=AB2_hP6_194_b_f
--params=
$a$,$c/a$,$z_{2}$


  • When $z_{2} = 0$ this reduces to the AlB2 (C32), aka the hexagonal $\omega$ phase.

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:

\[ \begin{array}{ccccccc} & & \mbox{Lattice Coordinates} & & \mbox{Cartesian Coordinates} &\mbox{Wyckoff Position} & \mbox{Atom Type} \\ \mathbf{B}_{1}& = &\frac14 \, \mathbf{a}_{3}& = &\frac14 \, c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}}& \left(2b\right) & \mbox{Ca} \\ \mathbf{B}_{2}& = &\frac34 \, \mathbf{a}_{3}& = &\frac34 \, c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}}& \left(2b\right) & \mbox{Ca} \\ \mathbf{B}_{3}& = &\frac13 \, \mathbf{a}_{1}+ \frac23 \, \mathbf{a}_{2}+ z_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3}& = &\frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}+\frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}} \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}+ z_{2} \, c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}}& \left(4f\right) & \mbox{In} \\ \mathbf{B}_{4}& = &\frac23 \, \mathbf{a}_{1}+ \frac13 \, \mathbf{a}_{2}+ \left(\frac12 + z_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3}& = &\frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}- \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}} \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}+ \left(\frac12 + z_{2}\right) \, c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}}& \left(4f\right) & \mbox{In} \\ \mathbf{B}_{5}& = &\frac23 \, \mathbf{a}_{1}+ \frac13 \, \mathbf{a}_{2}- z_{2} \, \mathbf{a}_{3}& = &\frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}- \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}} \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}- z_{2} \, c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}}& \left(4f\right) & \mbox{In} \\ \mathbf{B}_{6}& = &\frac13 \, \mathbf{a}_{1}+ \frac23 \, \mathbf{a}_{2}+ \left(\frac12 - z_{2}\right) \, \mathbf{a}_{3}& = &\frac12 \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{x}}+ \frac{1}{2\sqrt{3}} \, a \, \mathbf{\hat{y}}+ \left(\frac12 - z_{2}\right) \, c \, \mathbf{\hat{z}}& \left(4f\right) & \mbox{In} \\ \end{array} \]

References

  • A. Iandelli, MX2–Verbindungen der Erdalkali– und Seltenen Erdmetalle mit Gallium, Indium und Thallium, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 330, 221–232 (1964), doi:10.1002/zaac.19643300315.

Found in

  • W. B. Pearson, The Crystal Chemistry and Physics of Metals and Alloys (Wiley– Interscience, New York, London, Sydney, Toronto, 1972)., pp. 499-501.

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