perovskite structure

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A type of ionic crystal structure shown by compounds of the type ABO3. There is a cubic arrangement with A atoms surrounded by 12 O atoms and B atoms surrounded by 6 O atoms. Examples of the perovskite structure include CaTiO3, BaTiO3, and SrTiO3.

http://cst-www.nrl.navy.mil/lattice/struk/catio3.html An interactive version of the structure

Subjects: Chemistry.

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