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LuFe2O4 (#1.0.7)

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Reference: A.D. Christianson, M.D. Lumsden, M. Angst, Z. Yamani, W. Tian, R. Jin, E.A. Payzant, S.E. Nagler, B.C. Sales and D. Mandrus, Physical Review Letters (2008) 100.
DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.100.107601
Atomic positions from: ICSD #68481

Parent space group (paramagnetic phase): R-3m (#166)
Propagation vector(s):
k1 (1/3, 1/3, 0)
k2 (0, 0, 0)

Transition Temperature: 240 K
Experiment Temperature: 220 K

Lattice parameters of the magnetic unit cell:
10.32180 10.32180 25.28000 90.00 90.00 120.00
Transformation from parent structure: (3a,3b,c;0,0,0)
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BNS Magnetic Space Group: C2'/m' (#12.62) (non-standard)
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Transformation to a standard setting: (1/9a-1/9b+2/3c,a+b,c;0,0,0)
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Systematic absences for this Magnetic Space Group via

Magnetic Point Group: 2'/m' (5.5.16)
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Symmetry-adapted form of material tensors via
Symmetry-adapted form of material tensors for domain-related equivalent structures via

Positions and magnetic moments of symmetry independent atoms:
From now on, magnetic atoms are in boldface and colored in red. Magnetic moments are expressed in units of μB

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LabelAtom typexyzMultiplicitySymmetry constraints on MMxMyMz|M|

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Active Irreps:                                           
Irrep decomposition via

labeldim. full irrepdim. small irrepdirectionactionpresence
mSM2 2 6 special primary yes
mGM2 1 1 secondary yes
mGM3 2 2 special secondary no

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