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PACKING OF SPHERES<br />
(1 of 4) Simple cubic<br />
Primitive cubic unit cell.  In multiple cells each sphere is touched by six neighbors, four in its own layer, one above and one below.  Each sphere has a coordination number of six.  Only 52% of the available volume is occupied by the spheres.

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PACKING OF SPHERES
(1 of 4) Simple cubic
Primitive cubic unit cell. In multiple cells each sphere is touched by six neighbors, four in its own layer, one above and one below. Each sphere has a coordination number of six. Only 52% of the available volume is occupied by the spheres.

Copyright:© 1994 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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