Asked Mar 8, 2020

Show that the atomic packing factor for the FCC lattice structure (Fig. SP2.1) is 0.74.


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Step 1

It is required to calculate the total number of atoms in the Face Centered Cube.

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Step 2

It is required to calculate the total volume of sphere.

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Step 3

From the given figure,

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