basal plane


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basal plane

[′bā·səl ¦plān]
(crystallography)
The plane perpendicular to the long, or c, axis in all crystals except those of the isometric system.
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The basal plane (002) at these temperatures shifted to smaller angles, and the (001) peak reduced.
According to the former's data, the intensity of the basal plane reflection (10.
The basal plane dimension a expands more than the c-axial length.
MMT basal plane spacings for different processing conditions and MMT contents determined by XRD.
Processing temperatures have a strong effect on the degree of basal plane texture (ZnO has a hexagonal crystal structure); therefore accurate monitoring of this texture would constitute a valuable diagnostic for film quality assessment.
Oxygen positions and occupancies in the Cu-O basal plane have been refined, showing that while the basal plane oxygen site in the a -direction is completely vacant, the oxygen atoms in b-direction are offset from the crystallographic mirror plane positions by 0.
Additional co-authors are well-known researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory who have led the discovery and identification mechanisms for several prominent defects in SiC including Basal Plane Dislocations, stacking faults, and etch pit dislocations.
It is triclinic, with lattice spacing for the basal plane of 1.
In five of the six cases, the antifreeze also slowed growth on the basal planes by causing hexagonal pits to develop.