ECE 606 Lecture 2: Geometry of Periodic Crystals

By Muhammad A. Alam

Purdue University

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Volume & surface issues for BCC, FCC, Cubic lattices Important material systems Miller indices Conclusions

Helpful software tool: Crystal Viewer in the ABACUS tool suite.


R. F. Pierret, "Advanced Semiconductor Fundamentals", Modular Series on Solid State Devices, Volume VI, Addison-Wesley, 1987, Chapter 1 (pages 10-17)

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