Q. 14.2( 186 Votes )

Out of NaCl and AgCl, Which one shows Frenkel defect and why?

Answer :

Frenkel defect is shown by those in which there is a large difference in the size of cations and anions. Here, due to the small size of Ag+ and large size of Cl-, AgCl will show Frenkel defect whereas NaCl will not show Frenkel defect.


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