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Dn group - D8


D8

Symmetry elements for the group

Spectroscopy active component

E

2C8

2C4

2C83

C2

4C2

4C2

Microwave
IR
Raman

Symmetry label

A1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

x2+y2, z2

A2

1

1

1

1

1

-1

-1

Rz

z

 

B1

1

-1

1

-1

1

1

-1

 

 

 

B2

1

-1

1

-1

1

-1

1

 

E1

2

2

0

-(2)

-2

0

0

(Rx, Ry)

(x, y)

(xz, yz)

E2

2

0

-2

0

2

0

0

 

 

(x2-y2, xy)

E3

2

-(2)

0

2

-2

0

0

 

 

 

 

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


Also contained in this group (Dn group) is:   D2  D3 D4 D5 D6  D7