Schottky defect

noun Crystallography.
an unoccupied position in a crystal lattice caused by the relocation of an atom or ion from the interior to the surface of the crystal.

named after Walter Hans Schottky (1886–1976), German physicist, who described it Unabridged
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Schottky defect (ˈʃɒtkɪ)
physics a crystal defect in which vacancies exist in the lattice

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