Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science (DoITPoMS)



On completion of this TLP you should:

  • Have an understanding of the basic concepts of crystallography, i.e. lattices, motifs, symmetry elements etc.
  • Be able to identify lattices and symmetry elements within those lattices.
  • Know about the different types of unit cell.
  • Understand the idea of close-packing and packing efficiency.
  • Be familiar with the different crystal systems and Bravais lattices.