A question of crystal representation

Ethan A Merritt merritt at u.washington.edu
Sun Jan 21 23:46:15 EST 2001


In article <3a6f7627.26967003 at news.telepac.pt>,
Luis Ferreira <nop17219 at mail.telepac.pt> wrote:
>
>If I need to present an organic molecule, I search for a pdb file in the net and
>then export it in POVRAY format, make the render image, and then print it in a
>transparent film to use in a retroprojector.
>
>With crystals of inorganic compounds I don't know how do the same thing.

Try ORTEX, another ORTEP derivative that can be obtained from Patrick McArdle's
web site    http://www.ucg.ie/cryst/software.htm

I don't recall whether it exports to POVRAY directly, but it does export
to Raster3D which amounts to the same thing for your purposes.

				Ethan A Merritt
				merritt at u.washington.edu







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