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sublattice

[suhb-lat-is] /ˈsʌbˌlæt ɪs/
noun, Mathematics
1.
a set of elements of a lattice, in which each subset of two elements has a least upper bound and a greatest lower bound contained in the given set.
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  • Determine pressure induced structural disordering of the hydrogen sublattice in iron hydroxide from vibrational spectroscopy.
  • The thermodynamic formalism is based on the sublattice model and will be briefly described.

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