crystal structure

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crys·tal struc·ture

the arrangement in space and the interatomic distances and angles of the atoms in crystals, usually determined by x-ray diffraction measurements.
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KIT's new metamaterial is constructed out of "needle-shaped cones" of polymer that are arranged in a crystalline lattice.
In another embodiment, a semiconductor region with a crystalline lattice of one or more species of charge-neutral lattice-forming atoms imparts a strain to a crystalline substrate, wherein the lattice constant of the semiconductor region is different from that of the crystalline substrate, and wherein all species of charge-neutral lattice-forming atoms of the semiconductor region are contained in the crystalline substrate.
The web of dislocations is caused by lithium penetration of the crystalline lattice.
The Company also announced a new logo - a three-dimensional gold crystalline lattice structure - complementing its new name.
WAXD provides information about crystalline structure and was used to examine the blends for POSS aggregation and provide more precise information on the crystalline lattice.
As the crystalline lattice of silicon has a regularly ordered atomic structure, implanted atoms tend to penetrate through the ordered spacing of the lattice and reach the deeper region.
From this suspension a crystalline lattice of particles up to 1 cm in length is formed.
The configuration of the chitin crystals and the types of protein forming the matrix between the chitin crystalline lattice vary within the carapace layers (Neville 1975).
To turn the grains into catalysts that can convert starting ingredients into caprolactam, the researchers tweaked the pattern in each grain's crystalline lattice of aluminum and phosphate ions.
At night, light pulsates through the crystalline lattice, tantalizingly exposing floors of merchandise.
The extremely high velocities and pressures associated w ith impact of a high-powered projectile appear to cause microscopic portions of the material's crystalline lattice structure to collapse.
Johan Rudolph Katz (1880-1938) (Dutch), discoverer of the fact that if rubber is stretched it gives a diffraction pattern when a beam of x-rays is passed through it, thus disclosing a partial alignment of its long molecules into a crystalline lattice.