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General information

What is a point group?
What is a character table?
What are symmetry operations?
About the project
       About the author

simulations

Simulations

Point Group Simulation (small)

Point Group Simulation (normal)
Point Group Simulation (large)

maps of

   

point group

linear (Cv & Dh)

C∞v D∞h          
high symmetry (Td Oh & Ih) Td Oh Ih        
non-axial (C1 Cs & Ci) C1 CS Ci        
Cn group C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8
Cnh group C2h

C3h

C4h C5h C6h    
Cnv group C2v C3v C4v C5v C6v C7v C8v
Dn group D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
Dnd group D2d D3d D4d D5d D6d D7d D8d
Dnh group D2h D3h D4h D5h D6h D7h D8h
Sn group S2 S4 S6 S8      
character tables
Tabulated
List (text)
Examples of point groups

symmetry operations

Rotations (C)
Improper rotations (S)
Plane (sigma)
Inversion centre (i)
Identity operation (E)

 

Spectra

Interpreting IR and Raman Spectra
              Oxides, Nitrides and Halides
              Cyanate, thiocyanate and selenocyanate
              Nitrite ligands
              Carbonyls and Nitrosyls

       Reduction by EYE

              EYE example 1
              EYE example 2

       Reduction Formula

              Formula example 1
              Formula example 2

Representational Spectra
       
NH3               ScH3                 S5N5
        VF5               Pt6Cl12             [Mo6O19]2-

Examples

Examples of Point groups
       2-3 atomic molecules
              O2       CO2       H2O
         4  atomic molecules
              NH3          BF3         NH2F
              C2HF       H2O2       P4
              N2F2
       5-6 atomic molecules
              XeF4       CH2F2       CH4
        7+ atomic molecules
              C3H4      SF6             C5H5-  
              C6H6
Representational Spectra
       
NH3               ScH3                 S5N5
        VF5               Pt6Cl12           [Mo6O19]2-

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