2. Crystal Structure and Bonding

  1. John. N. Lalena Consultant Formerly Senior Research Scientist1 and
  2. David. A. Cleary Chairman2

Published Online: 27 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471714895.ch2

Principles of Inorganic Materials Design

Principles of Inorganic Materials Design

How to Cite

Lalena, John. N. and Cleary, David. A. (2005) Crystal Structure and Bonding, in Principles of Inorganic Materials Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471714895.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Honeywell Electronic Materials, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry Gonzaga University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471434184

Online ISBN: 9780471714897



  • crystal structures;
  • first-order Jahn–Teller effect;
  • rational materials design


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Structure Description Methods

  • Cohesive Forces in Solids

  • Structural Energetics

  • Common Structure Types

  • Structural Disturbances

  • Structure Control and Synthetic Strategies

  • References