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Stuck here, help me understand: Total number of tetrahedral voids in HCP is

Total number of tetrahedral voids in HCP is

  • Option 1)

    6

  • Option 2)

    8

  • Option 3)

    10

  • Option 4)

    12

 
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V Vakul

In HCP the number of atom per unit cell (z) = 6

Total number of tetrahedral voids =2Z=2\times 6=12

 

Number of tetrahedral voids -

Number of tetrahedral voids = 2z

- wherein

z = number of atom per unit cell

 

 


Option 1)

6

This is incorrect

Option 2)

8

This is incorrect

Option 3)

10

This is incorrect

Option 4)

12

This is correct

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