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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The tire material has a high resistance to flow under load and because of high crystalline structure it retains tensile and flexural strength as well as dimensions in shock load applications.
As stress is released, the crystalline structure locks in, allowing a complete recovery to the initial shape.
The key to the single crystal technique is its ability to control the finished components' grain structure, or the specific atomic arrangement of grains that form the crystalline structure of the metal.
An Olympus TH4-200 polarized optical microscope (POM) with Q-imaging capturing camera is employed to investigate the spherulites crystalline structure during deformation.
The crystalline structure of the product was determined by using single crystalline x-ray test.
According to Txchnologist, General Electric's online tech magazine, this fusion reactor would be fueled by "a few tonnes" of deuterium (a heavy isotope of hydrogen) and lithium-6 (a stable molecule of lithium) in a crystalline structure.
Also, they require additional energy at the melting temperature to break down the partially crystalline structure, meaning the temperature has to rise well above the actual melting point before they are able to absorb enough energy to break down the crystallinity and flow freely.
The partially crystalline structure of c-PET makes it dimensionally stable at high temperatures- c-PET is suitable for temperatures between 40 C and + 220 C.
Containing up to 5% lithium and several metals including magnesium and copper, the alloy's crystalline structure is altered during the manufacturing process, giving up to 7% lower density and 13% higher modulus than competing aluminum extrusions and plates, saving about 10% in structural weight.
Known as a shape-memory material, the polymer or alloy switches, at a threshold temperature, between two specific shapes while simultaneously changing from one crystalline structure to another.
After a two-stage selection process, Studio Libeskind's crystalline structure was chosen from a short list of five Hong Kong and international finalists.