Crystal Structures 
Crystal Structures
by UC Irvine
Video Lecture 12 of 29
Copyright Information: Law, Matthew D. Inorganic Chemistry 107 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), [August 14 2016]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. (
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Lecture Description

Lec 12. Inorganic Chemistry -- CrystRecorded on October 29, 2014.

Index of Topics:
00:17-Contents of a Unit Cell
01:27-Types of Cubic Cells
08:19-Close-Packed Structures
10:13-The Hexagonal Close-Packed Structure
15:54-The Cubic Close-Packed Structure
17:52-Close-Packed Structures
19:56-Metallic Solids
21:54-Interstitial Sites in CP Structures
26:26-Octahedral Holes in CCP
28:47-Tetrahedral Holes in CCP
30:10-Octahedral Holes in CCP and HCP
32:09-Tetrahedral Holes in CCP and HCP
33:10-Ionic Crystal Structures
34:36-NaCl Structures
36:56-Zinc Blende (ZnS) Structure
38:58-Fluorite (CaF2) and Antifluorite (Li2O)
42:15-Alternative Representations of Fluorite
43:13-Fluorite (CaF2) and Antifluorite (Li2O)
44:21-Wurtzite (ZnS) Structure

Course Index

Course Description

This course is an introduction to modern inorganic chemistry. Topics include principles of structure, bonding, and chemical reactivity with application to compounds of the main group and transition elements, including organometallic chemistry.

Inorganic Chemistry (Chem 107) is part of OpenChem:
This video is part of a 29-lecture undergraduate-level course titled "Inorganic Chemistry" taught at UC Irvine by Professor Matthew D. Law.


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