NEET Chemistry The Solid State Questions Solved

The intermetallic compound LiAg has a cubic crystalline structure in which each Li atom has 8 nearest neighbour silver atoms and vice-versa. What is the type of unit cell?

1. Body centred cubic

2. Face centred cubic

3. Simple cubic for either Li atoms alone or Ag atoms alone

4. None of the above

(a) The bcc structure has co-ordination no. of eight.

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