The smallest group of atoms which has the overall symmetry of a crystal, and from which the entire lattice can be built up by repetition in three dimensions.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Repeated translation along the edges of the unit cell can be used to derive the entire crystal lattice; in other words, the crystal lattice is the unit cell repeated many times in a periodic fashion.
- Crystallographers describe the repeating unit of a crystal lattice, the unit cell, by the length of its edges and angles between them.
- The most common method to determine deviations from stoichiometry is the use of x-ray diffraction to measure the parameters of the lattice unit cell.
Definición de unit cell en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.