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Crystal Viewer Demonstration: Various Crystal Systems

By Gerhard Klimeck1, Benjamin P Haley2

1. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 2. Purdue University



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This video shows the use of the Crystal Viewer Tool to visualize several crystal systems, including Si, GaAs, C60 Buckyball, and a carbon nanotube. Crystal systems are rotated in 3D, zoomed in and out, and the lattice style changes from sticks and balls to lines to spheres.

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  • Gerhard Klimeck; Benjamin P Haley (2009), "Crystal Viewer Demonstration: Various Crystal Systems,"

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