The Site-Symmetry Induced Representations Of Layer Groups On The Bilbao Crystallographic Server
de la Flor, Gemma
Evarestov, Robert A.
Kitaev, Yuri E.
Aroyo, Mois I.
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The program LSITESYM of the Bilbao Crystallographic Server (http://www.cryst.ehu.es), which establishes symmetry relations between localized and extended states in crystals with layer symmetry, is presented. The utility of the program is discussed and illustrated with several examples., The section of the Bilbao Crystallographic Server (http://www.cryst.ehu.es) dedicated to subperiodic groups includes a new tool called LSITESYM for the study of materials with layer and multilayer symmetry. This new program, based on the site-symmetry approach, establishes the symmetry relations between localized and extended crystal states using representations of layer groups. The efficiency and utility of the program LSITESYM is demonstrated by illustrative examples, which include the analysis of phonon symmetry in Aurivillius compounds and in van der Waals layered crystals MoS2 and WS2.