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how many n where r the tetrahedral voids located in  hexagonal close packing

SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
10 years ago

Dear student,

The close packed structures have both octahedral and tetrahedral voids. In a ccp structure, there is 1 octahedral void in the centre of the body and 12 octahedral void on the edges. Each one of which is common to four other unit cells. Thus, in cubic close packed structure.

Octahedral voids in the centre of the cube =1

Effective number of octahedral voids located at the 12 edge of = 12 × 1/4 = 3

Total number of octahedral voids = 4

In ccp structure, there are 8 tetrahedral voids. In close packed structure, there are eight spheres in the corners of the unit cell and each sphere is in contact with three groups giving rise to eight tetrahedral voids

Kanwar Gaurav
33 Points
9 years ago

sir, i want to know clear diagrametically location of tetrahedral & octahedral voids in hcp structure??

ankit singh
9 months ago
in fcc 8 tetrahedral voids are present ,now

Dear student,

The close packed structures have both octahedral and tetrahedral voids. In a ccp structure, there is 1 octahedral void in the centre of the body and 12 octahedral void on the edges. Each one of which is common to four other unit cells. Thus, in cubic close packed structure.

Octahedral voids in the centre of the cube =1

Effective number of octahedral voids located at the 12 edge of = 12 × 1/4 = 3

Total number of octahedral voids = 4

In ccp structure, there are 8 tetrahedral voids. In close packed structure, there are eight spheres in the corners of the unit cell and each sphere is in contact with three groups giving rise to eight tetrahedral voids

dear student