Laue class

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Section 3.1 of ''International Tables of Crystallography, Section A''<br>
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Classes de Laue (Fr). Laue Klassen (Ge). Clases de Laue (Sp).

Definition

The Laue classes correspond to the eleven centrosymmetric point groups. When absorption is negligible and Friedel's law applies, it impossible to distinguish by diffraction between a centrosymmetric point group and one of its non-centrosymmetric subgroups.


See also

Section 3.1 of International Tables of Crystallography, Section A