EMS162_2011_Lecture3

EMS162_2011_Lecture3 - Planes of a Zone/Zone Axis Zone axis...

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1 1/11/2011 EMS 162 - Winter 2010 19 Yayoi Takamura Planes of a Zone/Zone Axis • Zone axis is a direction at the intersection of 2 or more planes, (h 1 k 1 l 1 ) and (h 2 k 2 l 2 ), 0 2 2 2 = + + wl vk uh Zone axis [u v w] 0 1 1 1 = + + wl vk uh 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 k h k h w h l h l v l k l k u = = 12 21 uk l k l = vl h l h = wh k h k = 1/11/2011 EMS 162 - Winter 2010 20 Yayoi Takamura Reciprocal Space • “At first, you will probably find this whole reciprocal space business a bit abstract and difficult to understand. This is normal. It will take a while for you to really understand what is meant by reciprocal space. So, be patient; reciprocal space is probably one of the most complicated topics in this book, which means an understanding will not come immediately. It is important, however, that you persist in trying to understand this topic, because it is of fundamental importance for everything that has to do with diffraction experiments.” – Marc de Graef and Michael E. McHenry in “ Structure of

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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course EMS 162 taught by Professor Howitt during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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