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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17] have examined alloying effects due to Li and Al in terms of generalized stacking fault energies associated with basal planes of Mg; their results show that Li alloying can facilitate dislocation-mediated processes while Al alloying shows an opposite trend.
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.
Moreover, the contours surrounding the Cu(1) and O ions in the basal plane are not characteristic of ordinary ionic compound, but partly covalent.
The basal plane (002) at these temperatures shifted to smaller angles, and the (001) peak reduced.
The basal planes (001) define a wide maximum around foliation pole, but consistently deviated from Z reference axis ~30-35[degrees].
The distance between the mental foramen center to the base of the mandible was measured on a vertical straight line perpendicular to the standard basal plane passing on the center of the mental foramen.
A new generation of ultraviolet (UV) detectors is the product of four years of materials and device research, which resulted in the development of high quality GaN layers over basal plane sapphire substrates, which form the basis for the high response photoconductive detectors.
In a basal plane, each of the atoms contributes one electron to the common pi-electron system.
Nasdaq: CREE) announces its latest silicon carbide (SiC) offering with low basal plane dislocation (LBPD) 100-mm 4H SiC epitaxial wafers.
At any stage of thermal aging, the expansion in the basal plane dimension a is nearly 1.
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.