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Master SERP+ Programme

Solid State Inorganic Chemistry


Lattice, motif, unit cell, etc. Crystal systems and Bravais latticesPoint symmetry. Point groups. Space symmetry. Space groups. International Tables of Crystallography. Standard description. Layer stacking. Close packed structures. Coordination. Interstitial sites. Structure of metals. Intermetallic structures. Ordered structures. Laves phases and topologically close packed structures. Ionic structures. Structure stability. Pauling rules. More complex structures and connectivity. Covalent structures. Zintl phases. Practical activity: 1) Point and space simmetry; 2) close packed structures; 3) Ionic structures and coordination; 4) Zintl phases

Teaching Staff

Gabriella Borzone