commensurate lattice

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A lattice that can be divided into two or more sublattices, with the basis vectors of the lattice being a rational multiple of the basis vectors of the sublattice. The phase transition between a commensurate lattice and an incommensurate lattice can be analysed using the Frenkel-Kontorowa model.

Subjects: Chemistry — Physics.

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