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Cn group - C4


C4

Symmetry elements for the group

Spectroscopy active component

E

C4

C2

C43

Microwave

IR

Raman

Symmetry label

A

1

1

1

1

Rz

z

x2 + y2, z2

B

1

-1

1

-1

 

 

x2 - y2, xy

E

1

i

-1

-i

(Rx, Ry)

(x, y)

(yz, xz)

1

-i

-1

i

e = exp(2p

 

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


Also contained in this group (Cn group) is: C2 C3  C5 C6  C7  C8