Shockley partial dislocation

Shockley partial dislocation

[′shäk·lē ′pär·shəl ‚dis·lō′kā·shən]
(solid-state physics)
A partial dislocation in which the Burger's vector lies in the fault plane, so that it is able to glide, in contrast to a Frank partial dislocation. Also known as glissile dislocation.
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