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3.05 3.00 2.95 2.90 2.85 2.80 2.75 2.70 2.65 2.60 2.55 2.50 2.45 2.40 0.185 0.190 0.195 0.200 0.205 0.210 0.215 0.220 0.225 0.230 0.235 Energy / (×10     J / m) -11 w/b misalignment energy in-plane strain energy total energy
Here we have two crystal lattices of the same material.

the total misfit energy at the minimum is 3.82 x 10-11 Jm-1

the value of Δ for this α is 0 x 10-13 Jm-1

the value for w/b at the energy minimum is 0.191

alpha, α   0