Description

A comprehensive discussion of group theory in the context of molecular and crystal symmetry, this book covers both point-group and space-group symmetries.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive discussion of group theory in the context of molecular and crystal symmetry
  • Covers both point-group and space-group symmetries
  • Includes tutorial solutions

Readership

Undergraduate chemistry students

Table of Contents

Symmetry everywhere; Symmetry operations and symmetry elements; Group theory and point groups; Representations and character tables; Group theory and wave functions; Group theory and chemical bonding; Group theory, Molecular vibrations and electron transitions; Group theory and crystal symmetry; Appendices; Tutorial solutions; References and Index.

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9780857099778
Print ISBN:
9781898563396

About the author

M Ladd

Mark Ladd, University of Surrey, UK

Reviews

A comprehensive airing on space groups. Commendable, with a good selection of problems, many with full model answers., Chemistry in Britain
A necessary part of any modern course., Professor Lord Lewis formerly University of Cambridge, UK
Treats the subject matter in a logical sequence, thoroughly and in depth, forming an excellent text for a major core or third year course., Dr John Burgess, Fellow in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Leicester