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Spinel (MgAl2O4) Structure
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Spinel has the formula MgAl2O4, which has space group Fd-3m (227).

Table 1902a. Structure of MgAl2O4 crystal.

Crystal system  Cubic  
Unit cell parameters 8.08 Å
Coordinates of atoms
Element x y z
Mg 0.125 0.125 0.125
Al 0.500 0.500 0.500
O 0.262 0.262 0.262

 

Table 1902b. Other spinel structures.

Materials Applications References
LiMn2O4 (LMO) Candidate cathode for lithium-ion batteries [1]

XRD pattern of LiMn2O4 (LMO)

Figure 1902. XRD pattern of LiMn2O4 (LMO). [1]

 

 

 

[1] Charles D. Amos, Manuel A. Roldan, Maria Varela, John B. Goodenough, and Paulo J. Ferreira, Revealing the Reconstructed Surface of Li[Mn2]O4, Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 2899−2906.

 

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