Crystallographic basis

From Online Dictionary of Crystallography

Base cristallographique (Fr). Base cristallografica (It)


A basis of n vectors e1, e2, ... , en of the vector space Vn is a crystallographic basis of the vector lattice L if every integral linear combination t = u1e1 + u2e2 + ... + unen is a lattice vector of L.

See also

direct lattice
Section 8.1 of International Tables of Crystallography, Volume A