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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In this study SNB, FMA, Basal Plane Angle, L1 to MP showed a difference between dolphin and OneCeph.
For TA90[ND.sub.0] sample in the second group, since the tensile axis TA is parallel to the basal plane of most grains (Figure 5(e)), the prismatic <a> and second pyramidal <c+a> slips have more favorable orientations compared to extension twin and basal slip [34, 35].
When the basal plane of the zinc nucleus is parallel to the plane of the substrate, all its six directions <1100> are parallel to the surface, and a flat hexagonal dendrite is formed with a [60.sup.0] angle between the branches.
Morphological changes of the HOPG basal plane were investigated by in situ AFM to obtain further insights into solvent cointercalation in PC-based electrolytes.
Furthermore, areas showing the sheen correlated to networks of numerous tiny straight needles and flakes lying within the corundum basal plane (Figure 3).
GO behaves like an amphiphilic macromoiecule with hydrophilic edges and a more hydrophobic basal plane, which makes it an attractive building block for the construction of various supramolecular architectures.
In the basal plane, there are two interpenetrating AFM sublattices.
The Co-O bond lengths in the basal plane are 2.045(2) and 2.069(2) [Angstrom], respectively.
Consequently, in the diffraction arrangement displayed in Figure la we can record preferentially the diffraction lines from 00l basal plane of MMT.
Magnetic moment of 0.562 [[mu] .sub.B], 0.556 [[mu] .sub.B] and 0.557 [[mu] .sub.B] is from each of the three O atoms in the basal plane and 0.102 [[mu] .sub.B] from the O atom in the axial plane.
Graphene is the basal plane of graphite: a one-atom-thick, two-dimensional honeycomb layer of sp2-bonded carbon.