centrosymmetry


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centrosymmetry

[¦sen·trō′sim·ə·trē]
(physics)
Property of a body or system which is unchanged under space inversion through a specified point.
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(Due to the assumption of centrosymmetry, we have [u.sub.[+ or -]], [[??].sub.[+ or -]] [member of] [F.sup.n+2.sub.[+ or -]].)
The maps [[theta].sub.2] o [[theta].sub.1] and [[theta].sub.3] preserve centrosymmetry. In fact:
Theorem 20 The map [theta] preserves centrosymmetry.
The atoms are colored according to the centrosymmetry value, and the atoms with perfect fcc environment are removed to facilitate the view of GB position.