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A solid has bcc structure.the distance of nearest approach b/w two atom is 1.73 Amstrong. What is the edge length of the cell?

A solid has bcc structure.the distance of nearest approach b/w two atom is 1.73 Amstrong. What is the edge length of the cell?

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Salony Salony
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10 years ago

As the solid has bcc structure,

the distance of nearest approach b/w two atoms would be equal to half the diagonal distance 

i.e.              √3⁄2 of the edge length = 1.73

solving which you will get edege length = 2 Å 

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