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Lattice Planes and Miller Indices

This teaching and learning package provides an introduction to the method used to describe planes of atoms in a crystalline material. The practical uses of describing planes of atoms are also addressed.

A high resolution transmission electron micrograph showing planes of atoms in Boron-Nitride <a href='http://www.doitpoms.ac.uk/miclib/full_record.php?id=546'>Micrograph library 546</a>

You can also view and download the animations from this TLP at CORE-Materials
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First created: September 2006. Last updated: January 2008.