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=''>Micrograph library 546</a>

You can also view and download the animations from this TLP at CORE-Materials

First created: September 2006. Last updated: January 2008.