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Interstitials > Interstitial Sites in FCC Crystals (3)

Description of Flash Animation

This animation is an exercise to find tetrahedral interstices.

This resource requires Flash Player 9 or above available to download from http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash

Now, click the mouse at each of the tetrahedral interstices.

Click here for help.

Tetrahedral interstices are bounded by four atoms whose centres join up to make a tetrahedron (four-sided figure).

In this example, there are eight tetrahedral interstices to find.

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