Share this entry

Share this page

unit cell

Saltos de línea: unit cell

Definición de unit cell en inglés:

sustantivo

Crystallography
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.
Example sentences
  • 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:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día resilient
Pronunciación: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…