Technical Paper

An Attempt to Construct an Isosurface Having Symmetry Elements

Sumio TOKITA*, Takao SUGIYAMA, Fumio NOGUCHI, Hidehiko FUJII and Hidehiko KOBAYASHI

Course of Applied Chemistry, Division of Material Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University
255 Shimo-Ohkubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama, Saitama, 338-8570 JAPAN

(Received: July 4, 2006; Accepted for publication: August 24, 2006; Published on Web: September 19, 2006)

Symmetry elements in various hydrogen atomic orbitals are summarized with respect to quantum numbers n, l and m. The results are useful to improve the efficiency of drawing the isosurfaces of these orbitals.

Keywords: Isosurface, Computer graphics, Visualization, Atomic orbital, Symmetry operation

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