Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 121–125 | Cite as

New formula for lattice dimension of an oxide spinel with cubic structure

  • G M Bhongale
  • D K Kulkarni
  • V B Sapre


An empirical relation between lattice parameter and cationic radii for cubic spinels has been established by considering the packing of anions in non-ideal situation and ionic displacement parameter (δ =u−3/8). This relation gives the value ofa, the lattice parameter, which is much closer to the observed value.


Lattice dimension oxide spinel cubic structure cationic radii 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G M Bhongale
    • 1
  • D K Kulkarni
    • 1
  • V B Sapre
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsInstitute of ScienceNagpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsNagpur UniversityNagpurIndia

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