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what is fraction of length covered along the body diagonal of the cubic unit cell by carbon atoms

what is fraction of length covered along the body diagonal of the cubic unit cell by carbon atoms

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Sakshi
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7 years ago
Since in a body centred unit cell, there will be three carbon atoms lying along the body diagonal of a cubic unit cell, thus on calculating the relation between the radius of carbon atom and the unit cell edge length ( say a), one gets
\sqrt{3}a = 4r

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