what are crystalline and amorphous solids?

what are crystalline and amorphous solids?


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12 years ago

Dear nitin,

Crystalline solids: highly regular arrangement of atoms, ions, molecules - periodic (repeating)
Amorphous solids: no repeating pattern, only short range order, extensively disordered - non crystalline (e.g. glasses)


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