# Difference between revisions of "Primitive basis"

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A primitive basis is a [[crystallographic basis]] of the vector lattice '''L''' such that every lattice vector '''t''' of '''L''' may be obtained as an integral linear combination of the basis vectors, '''a''', '''b''', '''c'''. | A primitive basis is a [[crystallographic basis]] of the vector lattice '''L''' such that every lattice vector '''t''' of '''L''' may be obtained as an integral linear combination of the basis vectors, '''a''', '''b''', '''c'''. | ||

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+ | [[direct lattice]]<br> | ||

+ | Sections 8.1 and 9.1 of ''International Tables of Crystallography, Volume A'' | ||

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+ | [[Category:Fundamental crystallography]]<br> |

## Revision as of 05:09, 5 May 2006

Base primitive (*Fr*).

## Definition

A primitive basis is a crystallographic basis of the vector lattice **L** such that every lattice vector **t** of **L** may be obtained as an integral linear combination of the basis vectors, **a**, **b**, **c**.

## See also

direct lattice

Sections 8.1 and 9.1 of *International Tables of Crystallography, Volume A*