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[[Flowing Crystals: Nonequilibrium Structure of Foam]]
 
[[Flowing Crystals: Nonequilibrium Structure of Foam]]

Revision as of 18:58, 9 December 2011

Introduction

A lattice (crystal lattice) refers to a specific, periodic configuration of atoms, molecules, or micelles which repeats throughout a structure. The basic space groups for crystal lattices are shown below.

There are also more complicated space groups such as the diamond lattice which is found in Silicon crystals or hexagonal lattices which are found for close-packing sphere structures.

Domains

Image showing domain structure of a nanocrystalline material [4]

Crystal structures typically split into multiple domains each having its own orientation. Crystals are typically categorized based on the typical size of these domains, which can be nanocrystalline, microcrystalline, single crystal, or amorphous (no crystal structure).

See Also

Wikipedia: Crystal Structure

Wigner crystal

Photonic crystal

Colloidal crystal

Crystal structure

Keyword in references:

Flowing Crystals: Nonequilibrium Structure of Foam