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Re: crystal structure?

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  • Subject: [mg19635] Re: crystal structure?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 04:20:47 -0400
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <7qulck$>
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Big Fish wrote:

try MathGL3d at:

Mathematica Line[] are expandet automatical to "sticks",
Points to spheres. You can save the renered image as EPS
bitmap, in various 3d formats (including POVRay and VRML) 
and as resulution independ smooth shaded PostScript ..

Hope that helps

> Hello,
> Is there a painless way to draw a nice, smooth,
> ball-and-stick type, preferably with a 3D shading,
> crystal or molecular structure using Mathematica?
> Yes: How?
> No: Does anyone know of any Windows or UNIX
> software, hopefully freeware but will consider
> a reasonably priced commercial one, that will
> allow me to do that AND save the resulting file
> in postscript format?
> Thanks a lot!
> Ebe

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