[SI-LIST] : Re: Atomic animation

Christian Schuster ([email protected])
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 10:13:16 +0100

Hi Doug!


Doug Brooks wrote:

> One last point. Is my assumption (below) correct? > > "Now if the distance between Cu atoms is about 1.3A, does that imply a > radius of a Cu atom of about .65A."


I have to make a correction: the shortest distance in a Cu crystal is about 2.6A and therefore the (metallic) radius is about 1.3A (which differs not very much from the covalent radius).

Kind regrads,

Ch. Schuster

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