Tools for students

Here are the learning tools that could be used to visualize crystallographic concepts.


Using the sysplot web tools developed in the Institute of Crystallography it is possible to visualize crystal faces and planes.


METIS is a display tool developed in the Institute of Physical Metallurgy and Metal Physics at the RWTH Aachen.

Tools for Escher patterns

A display tool for two-dimensional plane groups developed in the Laboratory of Crystallography at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne (Switzerland).

Simple online tool to generate Escher patterns.