A Simple Lecture Demonstration of Lattice-‘Planes’ in Two Dimensions


STUDENTS frequently find some difficulty in picturing lattice-planes in X-ray crystallography, and in their elucidation, apart from isometric drawings and models of crystal forms and lattices, recourse is usually made to drawings of a two-dimensional lattice. I venture to hope that the following simple demonstration may be of service to those who have to lecture on this subject.

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LAWSON, R. A Simple Lecture Demonstration of Lattice-‘Planes’ in Two Dimensions. Nature 126, 468–469 (1930). https://doi.org/10.1038/126468b0

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