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CRYSTAL STRUCTURE

Order in one dimension

A crystal structure with one-dimensional order is identified in oxide ceramics, which is distinguished from the well-known categories of solid structures and potentially provides unexpected properties.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of symmetric tilt grain boundaries and the 1D ordered structure.

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Stach, E.A. Order in one dimension. Nature Mater 18, 4–6 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-018-0260-9

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