Bravais lattices with Cubic symmetry

Bravais lattice is a lattice with translation symmetry which consists of equivalent nodes. There are 14 different Bravais lattices in 3D. Only three Bravais lattices with cubic symmetry are shown here.

Simple Cubic lattice

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Body Centered Cubic lattice. a-Fe, Na, K, b-Ti have this structure.

Face Centered Cubic lattice. Cu, Au, Ag, Al, Pt, Pd have this structure.

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updated 21 October 2000