monoclinic


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mon·o·clin·ic

(mon'ō-klin'ik),
Relating to crystals with a single oblique inclination.
[mono- + G. klinō, to incline]

monoclinic

(mŏn″ō-klin′ĭk) [″ + klinein, to incline]
Pert. to crystals in which the vertical axis is inclined to one lateral axis but at right angles to the other.
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The ISO standard for Y-TZP implants recommends that the amount of monoclinic phase after accelerated aging for 5 hours be less or equal to 25%, as determined by X-ray diffraction [55].
Phase transformations were observed by measuring the monoclinic phase fraction in each sample (n = 2) using X-ray diffraction (XRD).
This tensile stress concen- tration at the crack tip causes the transformation of metastable t- ZrO2 to the monoclinic crystalline phase.
Recently, Ng (2009) (29) reported a "second monoclinic modification" for triphenylphosphine oxide hemihydrate, [C.
Both syntheses resulted in yellow monoclinic crystals, and Cu-Ka diffraction data sets were collected at 173 K.
For monoclinic phases two coordinate lattice systems can be used: with the 2-fold rotation axis, which is common to all point groups in the monoclinic system, defined parallel to c or b lattice vectors, resulting in first and second setting respectively.
Its monoclinic crystal lattice and flower-like clumps of needles are also the most common form in nature, and it is from rocks bearing anhydrite that water derives its hardness.
In this paper we have discuss the propagation of shear waves in a layered monoclinic medium overlying a monoclinic half space.
Skipping over the technical discussions of the isometric, tetragonal and monoclinic systems, I headed straight to the "Catalogue of American Localities of Minerals," where Dana listed many of our Bay State communities and the geologic treasures they hold.
In the compression test presented here, the monoclinic martensite seems, indeed, relatively negligible, as documented in [25], fig.
The transitions in the crystalline phase are related to the lattice transformation from monoclinic to hexagonal and setting in of torsional oscillations in the polymer chain.