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Cn group - C3


C3

Symmetry elements for the group

Spectroscopy active component

E

C3

C32

Microwave

IR

Raman

Symmetry label

A

1

1

1

Rz

z,

x2 + y2, z2

E

1

e

e

(Ry, Rx)

(x, y),

(x2 - y2, xy) (yz xz)

1

e

e

e = exp(2pi/3) 

C3 is the simplest point group that there is. An examples of this is:


Also contained in this group (Cn group) is:  C2  C4  C5 C6  C7  C8