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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Both silicon and MoS2 have a crystalline lattice structure, but electrons flowing through silicon are lighter and encounter less resistance compared with MoS2.
In 2010, Hiroshi Kitagawa from Japan's Kyoto University and colleagues fabricated a "solid-solution alloy" (involving the addition of the atoms of one element to the crystalline lattice of the other in a high-temperature reaction) from two neighbour elements of Pd in the periodic table, silver (Ag) and rhodium (Rh).
Dummy atoms were included in order to complete the periodicity of the crystalline lattice and avoid edge discontinuities in the total electrostatic potential.
The ZS-9 insoluble, non-absorbed zirconium silicate traps potassium ions with its three-dimensional crystalline lattice structure.
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.
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.
Graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms densely packed in a honeycomb crystalline lattice configuration.
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.
We now know that the increase in strength results from distortions in the copper crystalline lattice caused by substitution of larger tin atoms.
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).