Chapter 1.3 Printed symbols for symmetry elements

Space-group symmetry

First Online Edition (2006)

Part 1. Symbols and terms used in this volume

  1. Th. Hahn

Published Online: 1 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1107/97809553602060000502

International Tables for Crystallography

International Tables for Crystallography

How to Cite

Hahn, T. 2006. Printed symbols for symmetry elements. International Tables for Crystallography. A:1:1.3:5–6.

Author Information

  1. Institut für Kristallographie, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2006


This chapter lists the printed symbols for symmetry elements and symmetry operations used throughout this volume. The list is accompanied by notes and cross-references to recent IUCr nomenclature reports.


  • symbols;
  • crystallography;
  • symmetry elements;
  • symmetry operations