Lattice Planes and Miller Indices
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# Before you start

You should understand the concepts of a lattice, unit cell, crystal axes, vrystal system and the variations, primitive, FCC, BCC which make up the Bravais lattice.

You might also like to look at the TLP on Atomic Scale Structure of Materials.

You should understand the concepts of vectors and planes in mathematics.