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## Axis and Angel of Rotation |

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A rotation in has an axis of rotation, i.e. fixes an unit vector , and corresponds to a plane rotation by an angle in the plane orthogonal to .

With respect to an orthonormal right-handed coordinate system , the matrix representation of is given by:

(Authors: Höllig/Reble/Höfert)

**see also:**

- Keyword: Rotation
- Keyword: Orthogonal group

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