## Introduction to solid state physics |

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POSITION AND ORIENTATION OF

orientation of a crystal

provided the points are not collinear. If each of the points lies on a crystal axis,

the ...

POSITION AND ORIENTATION OF

**PLANES**IN CRYSTALS The position andorientation of a crystal

**plane**are determined by any three points in the**plane**,provided the points are not collinear. If each of the points lies on a crystal axis,

the ...

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silvered mirror. The diffracted beams are found only when the reflections from

parallel

...

**plane**reflecting only a very small fraction of the radiation, as with a very lightlysilvered mirror. The diffracted beams are found only when the reflections from

parallel

**planes**of atoms interfere constructively, as in Fig. 2. We consider elastic...

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different

K for these special modes of propagation for which the mathematics is simple. If

different

**planes**of atoms from the relation between frequency w and wave- vectorK for these special modes of propagation for which the mathematics is simple. If

**planes**of atoms are displaced as a whole parallel or perpendicular to the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 43 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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