Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

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ISBN 10: 1118324579
ISBN 13: 978-1-11832-457-8

Chapter 12 - Structures and Properties of Ceramics - Questions and Problems - Page 506: 12.10b



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The answer is 1/2, because there are 2 tetrahedral sites for each O2- ion and the ratio of Be2+ ions is 1:1. Therefore, 1/2 of these sites are occupied with Be2+ ions.
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