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The covalent bond, as it arises in the 24 Introductory solid 24 Solid state Statephysics Physics H2 molecule, provides a distribution of valence electron charge between the Η+ ions in a manner completely complementary to that characteristic of the ionic bond as described for Na+Cl−. Although not so obvious as in the case of the ionic bond, it is still the electrostatic interactions between the valence electron charge clouds and the ions that produce the bond, but we cannot represent the associated potential energy in the simple manner that is applicable for the ionic point charges.

C) Form the reciprocals (d) Express as the lowest triplet of integers hkl. The triplet hkl written (hkl) describes that particular plane, of a family of similar planes, lying within the unit cell and nearest to the origin. Since we have chosen the origin at a lattice point, and since this point must itself lie on one of the planes of the family (hkl), the distance from the origin to the plane (hkl) is the interplanar spacing dhkl. † Thus all planes are describable within the unit cell. g. (pronounced bar h).

1987) Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 908. Further Reading For a review of the progress in solid state physics between 1930 and 1980 consult The Beginnings of Solid State Physics, Proc. Roy. Soc. (1980) A 371 Nr. 1744, 1–177. , New York. ‘Kaye and Laby’ Tables of Physical and Chemical Constants, 15th Edition (1986), Longman, Harlow. The Elements, Emsley, J. (1989), Clarendon Press, Oxford. † We must remember that a first-principles calculation for an ionic salt is just as difficult a problem as that for a metal.

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