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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== See also ==
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[[direct lattice]]<br>
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Sections 8.1 and 9.1 of ''International Tables of Crystallography, Volume A''
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[[Category:Fundamental crystallography]]<br>

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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