Silicon: crystal structure

  • Space group: Fd-3m (Space group number: 227)
  • Structure: diamond
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 543.09 pm
    • b: 543.09 pm
    • c: 543.09 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 90.000°

You may view the structure of silicon:

siliconcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)


C. R. Hubbard, H. E. Swanson, and F. A. Mauer, J. Appl. Crystallogr., 1975, 8, 45.

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