is the no. of atoms in a body-centered unit cell equal to that of an end-centered unit cell?

Asked by meera revindran | 17th Feb, 2011, 12:00: AM

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yes.
 
No of atoms in a Body centred unit cell = 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
End-centred:----When in addition to the particles at the corners, there are particles at the centre of the end faces.
 
No of atoms per unit cell = 8 x 1/8 + 2 x 1/2 = 2
 
 
 
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Answered by  | 18th Feb, 2011, 11:29: AM

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