Chapter 1.2 Printed symbols for conventional centring types

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: 10.1107/97809553602060000501

International Tables for Crystallography

International Tables for Crystallography

How to Cite

Hahn, T. 2006. Printed symbols for conventional centring types. International Tables for Crystallography. A:1:1.2:4.

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 used for the centring types of lattices and cells throughout this volume. The list is accompanied by notes and cross‐references to recent IUCr nomenclature reports.


  • symbols;
  • centred cell;
  • centred lattice;
  • crystallography