face-centered cubic lattice

face-centered cubic lattice

[′fās ‚sen·tərd ¦kyüb·ik ′lad·əs]
(crystallography)
A lattice whose unit cells are cubes, with lattice points at the center of each face of the cube, as well as at the vertices. Abbreviated fcc lattice.
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Atoms on either side of the boundary have the normal interatomic separation expected in a face-centered cubic lattice.
In a martensite transformation in steel, a face-centered cubic lattice (fcc) can also be considered as a body-centered tetragonal lattice (Fig.
Four- and five-dimensional analogs of the face-centered cubic lattice produce the densest lattice packings in four and five dimensions.