Incommensurate Modulation

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An indication of an incommensurate lattice is the existence of satellite spots near the main spots at spacings that don't agree with the lattice repeat.


  • Borgstahl, G. E. O. "Incommensurate Crystallography by Sander van Smaalen" Crystallography reviews 14 , 259-260 (2008).
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