Wed July 11, 2012 By:

is there a difference between tetrahedral voids and sites. if yes what is the differnce and how many number of atoms are involved in both??

Expert Reply
Thu July 12, 2012
No difference.
Even in the close packing of spheres, there is left some empty space between the spheres. This empty space in the crystal lattice is called site or void or hole.
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