Xtal System Documentation

System Primer

A brief overview of how Xtal works, and where to get started.

Program Manual
  • Controls: Input information needed to run each calculation.

  • Descriptions: Calculation theory and references. Useful for teaching crystallography.

Archive File

Details of where data is stored in the archive binary file.

Space-Group Symbols

Mapping of Hall and H-M space-group symbols.

Developer's Manual

How to write Xtal programs in RatMac and link to existing software.

Unsupported Programs

Programs no longer included in current distributions of xtal but which could probably be linked with the current system without too much effort, if desired.