Interpreting the 4index Notation for Hexagonal Systems
Abstract
A four index notation (e.g. (1011) is often used to denote reciprocal lattice vectors or crystal faces of hexagonal crystals. The purposes of this notation have never been fully explained. This note clarifies the underlying mathematics of a symmetric overcomplete basis. This simplifies and improves the usefulness of the notation.
 Publication:

arXiv eprints
 Pub Date:
 June 2010
 arXiv:
 arXiv:1006.2842
 Bibcode:
 2010arXiv1006.2842A
 Keywords:

 Condensed Matter  Other Condensed Matter;
 Mathematical Physics
 EPrint:
 10 pages with one embedded figure