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LiErF4 (#1.35)

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Reference: C. Kraemer, N. Nikseresht, J.O. Piatek, N. Tsyrulin, B.D. Piazza, K. Kiefer, B. Klemke, T.F. Rosenbaum, G. Aeppli, C. Gannarelli, K. Prokes, A. Podlesnyak, T. Strassle, L. Keller, O. Zaharko, K.W. Kramer and H.M. Ronnow, Science (2012) 336 1416-1419.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1221878
Atomic positions from: same reference

Parent space group (paramagnetic phase): I41/a (#88)
Propagation vector: k1 (1, 1, 1)

Transition Temperature: 373 K

Lattice parameters of the magnetic unit cell:
5.16200 5.16200 10.7000 90.00 90.00 90.00
Transformation from parent structure: (a,b,c;0,0,0)
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BNS Magnetic Space Group: PC21/c (#14.84) (non-standard)
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Transformation to a standard setting: (a+b,c,a;0,0,0)
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Systematic absences for this Magnetic Space Group via

Magnetic Point Group: 2/m1' (5.2.13)
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