The metal rhodium (Rh) has an FCC crystal structure. If the angle of diffraction for the (311) set of planes occurs at 36.12° (first-order reflection) when monochromatic x-radiation having a wavelength of 0.0711 nm is used, compute the following: (b) The atomic radius for a Rh atom

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The metal rhodium (Rh) has an FCC crystal structure. If the angle of diffraction for the (311) set of planes occurs at 36.12° (first-order reflection) when monochromatic x-radiation having a wavelength of 0.0711 nm is used, compute the following:

 

(b) The atomic radius for a Rh atom

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The interplanar spacing for 311...

1x0.0711nm
= 0.1147nm
2Sin 2xsin 36.12°
2
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1x0.0711nm = 0.1147nm 2Sin 2xsin 36.12° 2

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