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Class handling .cif formatted files

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The @cif class enables easy access to the crystallographic data stored in .cif files.


Updated 15 Jun 2016

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Matlab class handling .cif data. It simply reads a .cif file into a Matlab class making accessible all fields stored in the .cif fil. Access to any field of the .cif file is possible simply using the Matlab .(dot) notation.
MyCifFile = cif('file.cif');
lattice_par = [MyCifFile.cell_length_a MyCifFile.cell_length_b MyCifFile.cell_length_c];
The above example extracts the lattice parameters from a .cif file.

For the .cif file format specification see:

Cite As

Sandor Toth (2021). Class handling .cif formatted files (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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