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Quick question on zincblende

  1. Apr 9, 2007 #1
    What is the reciprocal lattice structure of the zinc-blende structure?
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 10, 2007 #2
    zinc-blende structure is FCC; reciprocal lattice structure is BCC
  4. Apr 11, 2007 #3
    But I though zinc-blende was not simply FCC but FCC with a basis. Or as I like to think of it , as two interlocking FCC lattices. So are you saying the reciprocal lattice is two interlocking BCC lattices?
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