Calculation involving unit cell dimensions

Asked by  | 26th Jun, 2013, 07:26: PM

Expert Answer:

Density  = Z x  M  / a3 x  N    ; Thus   Z = density x a3 x  N  / M.
 
Z = 2.7 X 10 3  X 4.05 X 10 30  X 6.023 X 10 23 / 2.7 X 10 -2
 
    =  4  ; Hence the unit cell is FCC.

Answered by  | 27th Jun, 2013, 12:08: AM

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