diamond structure

diamond structure

[‚dī·mənd ‚strək·chər]
(crystallography)
A crystal structure in which each atom is the center of a tetrahedron formed by its nearest neighbors.
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DAME Allan's Schools offer a unique kind of education, following the Diamond Structure.
While Si has a characteristics of a single crystal with a regular diamond structure, SiC is a hard-to-handle material as performing crystal growth with few defects was difficult.
A further factor in the Dame Allan's mix is the diamond structure of the schools.
The outer walls enclose the archaeological and are designed as steel diamond structure.
Diamond structure results from a metastable s bond between carbon atoms and is considered a material with extreme physical properties; such bonds give it an extreme hardness and the highest atomic density of all solids [10].
Atomic impurities in natural diamond structure give rise to the colour seen in rare pink, blue and yellow diamond.
Remember that the diamond structure was originally conceived as a solution for training young advisors to work with clients.
A different method looks not to the diamond structure but to tiny mineral grains, known as inclusions, that get trapped within the diamond as it grows.
The 2017 results follow add to the tradition of academic excellence at Dame Allan's which follows the Diamond Structure, this sees our coeducational Junior School at its base, followed by single sex Boys' and Girls' Schools for pupils aged 11 to 16 and culminates in a co-educational Sixth Form.
Our Diamond Structure is long-established, though unique in the region.
Polyisoprene and polystyrene copolymers often form interlaced networks having a tetrahedral geometry, resembling the way carbon atoms each link to four neighbors in a diamond structure.
The Diamond Structure of Dame Allan's means our students also benefit from specialist pastoral care.