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Re: real newbie question

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  • Subject: [mg64404] Re: [mg64396] real newbie question
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 03:05:11 -0500 (EST)
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{{{kx1, E1}, {kx2, E2}, {kx3, E3}, {kx4, E4}, {kx5, E5}}, 
  {{ky1, E1}, {ky2, E2}, {ky3, E3}, {ky4, E4}, 
   {ky5, E5}}, {{kz1, E1}, {kz2, E2}, {kz3, E3}, 
   {kz4, E4}, {kz5, E5}}}

Bob Hanlon

> From: "Skip Egley" <Skip.Egley at>
To: mathgroup at
> Subject: [mg64404] [mg64396] real newbie question
> Sorry for the newbieness. This is probably a piece of cake for you folks.
> I have a set of Brillouin zone data. That is, there's a kx, ky, and a kz 
followed by an energy value. How can I select particular directions in the 
Brillouin zone out of this data and make a 2D plot of it. A k value followed by 
an energy value. For instance, say I want to plot along the kx axis. I would 
need to select all kx values such that ky and kz were zero and grab the 
matching energy value for the kx value. Or if I wanted to plot along a (110) 
direction, I would need to grab all kx=ky values with kz=0, along with the 
corresponding energy. Get my drift?
> Once I have the data I do know how to plot it (not that much of a newbie) :)
> Eagle Eye

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