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TENSOR: Tensor calculation for Point Groups

For the symmetry-adapted form of magnetic crystal tensors see MTENSOR

Tensor calculation for Point Groups
TENSOR provides the symmetry-adapted form of tensor properties for any point (or space) group. On the one hand, a point or space group must be selected, either in standard setting or in a non-standard setting defined by means of a transformation matrix to the standard setting or a set of generators of the point group. On the other hand, a tensor must be defined by the user or selected from the lists of known equilibrium, optical and transport tensors, gathered from scientific literature. If a standard point or space group is defined and a known tensor is selected from the lists the program will obtain the required tensor from and internal database; otherwise, the tensor is calculated live. The working setting is defined by the rules explained here. Live calculation of tensors may take too much time and even exceed the time limit, giving an empty result, if high-rank tensors, a lot of symmetry elements and/or rare settings are introduced.

Additionally, TENSOR allows the introduction of a space group and a subgroup in order to derive the symmetry-adapted form of tensor properties for all the corresponding domain-related equivalent structures.

Further information can be found here

Introduce a parent space group and a subgroup and calculate tensors of the resulting domain-related equivalent structures

    Please, enter a point group by one of these ways:

Choose a point group:

Point or Space Group number: Please, enter the label of the group or (point group)

Non-conventional setting

Introduce a point group by hand:

    Please, choose a tensor by one of these ways:

    Choose a tensor from the lists
Show symmetry-adapted tensors for all the point groups in standard setting
(this overrides previous choices)




    Build your own tensor

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