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