Chapter 3 Part 1 - Why natural or grown quartz is not...

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Why natural or grown quartz is not spherical but faceted? 1 Chapter 3 -
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Ionic NaCl crystal Why precipitated salt is not spherical in shape but cubic instead? 2 Chapter 3 - each crystal has its favorite shape
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Chapter 3: The Structure of Crystalline Solids ISSUES TO ADDRESS. .. • How do atoms assemble into solid structures? (for example: metals) • How does the density of a material depend on its structure? • When do material properties vary with the sample (i.e., part) orientation? 3 Chapter 3 - example: Si wafer for microelectronics
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4 Chapter 3 - • Non dense, random packing •Den se , ordered packing Dense, ordered packed structures tend to have lower energies. Energy and Packing Energy r typical neighbor bond length typical neighbor bond energy Energy r typical neighbor bond length
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Materials and Packing • atoms pack in periodic, 3D arrays Crystalline materials. .. -metals
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2008 for the course MSE 201 taught by Professor Nieh during the Spring '07 term at University of Tennessee.

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