Identify the cubic lattice type for each of the unit cells shown below?

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1 Answer
May 27, 2016

Answer:

First image #->#Simple cube
Second image #->#Face centered cube

Explanation:

  • when only 8 corner points of a cube are the lattice points (as in the
    first image ) the lattice unit is called Simple Cube
  • when 8 corner points of a cube as well as its 6 face centers are the lattice points (as in thesecond image ) the lattice unit is called Face Centered Cube