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Bravais lattice

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EtymologyEdit

Studied by Auguste Bravais.

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Bravais lattice (plural Bravais lattices)

  1. (geometry, crystallography) An infinite array of discrete points generated by a set of discrete translation operations  , where ni are any integers and ai are known as the primitive vectors which lie in different directions and span the lattice.