We are asked about the key similarities and differences between Zinc blende (ZnS) and Diamond (C) crystal structure.
Zincblende and Diamond are best thought of as a face-centered cubic (fcc) array of atoms occupying one-half of the tetrahedral holes.
Compare the crystal structure of diamond (C) and zinc blende (ZnS). What are the key similarities and differences between the two structures?
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