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The third rule deals with crystal structures. One would expect like crystal structures to be more compatible, and this is generally the case. 11 for typical crystal structures, but keep in mind that the elements can have multiple structures depending on temperature, and remember that this can affect the stability of the alloy. Finally, all other things being equal, the fourth Hume–Rothery rule states that a metal of lower valency is more likely to dissolve one of higher valency than vice versa.

The atoms on the faces, however, are shared with adjacent cells in the lattice, which extends to infinity. The center atoms on each face are shared with one other HCP unit cell, either above (for the top face) or below (for the bottom face), so they contribute only half of an atom each to the HCP unit cell under consideration. This leaves the six corner atoms on each face (12 total) unaccounted for. ), so each corner atom contributes only one-sixth of an atom to our isolated HCP unit cell. So, the total number of whole atoms in the HCP unit cell is 3×1 = 3 center atoms 2 × (1/2) = 1 face atom 12 × (1/6) = 2 corner atoms 6 total atoms ∗ At this point, you may find it useful to get some styrofoam spheres or hard balls to help you visualize some of the structures we will describe.

From K. M. Ralls, T. H. Courtney, and J. Wulff, Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering. Copyright  1976 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. This material is used by permission of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. After J. C. Slater, Phys. , 45, 794 (1934). 28 THE STRUCTURE OF MATERIALS The remaining unfilled orbitals form higher-energy bands, called the conduction band. Keep in mind that even though the d and f orbitals may not be filled with electrons, they still exist for many of the heavier elements, so they must be included in the molecular orbital diagram.

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