Chapter 5. Crystallography and Crystal Structures

  1. Richard J. D. Tilley

Published Online: 1 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020849.ch5

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

How to Cite

Tilley, R. J. D. (2004) Crystallography and Crystal Structures, in Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020849.ch5

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470852750

Online ISBN: 9780470020845

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Keywords:

  • crystallography;
  • crystal planes;
  • Miller indices;
  • Miller–Bravais indices;
  • reciprocal lattice;
  • neutron diffraction;
  • cubic close-packed (A1) structure;
  • sphere packing;
  • corundum structure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Crystallography

  • The determination of crystal structures

  • Crystal structures

  • Structural relationships

  • Answers to introductory questions

  • Further reading

  • Problems and exercises