A body-centered cubic (BCC) unit cell is composed of a cube with one atom at each of its corners and one atom at the center of the cube.
We’re going to do the following steps:
Step 1: Determine how many atoms are in BCC
Step 2: Determine the coordination number
Step 3: Calculate the packing efficiency
How many atoms are in the body-centered cubic unit cell? What’s its coordination number? What’s its packing efficiency?
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