Q. 23 A3.9( 13 Votes )

Explain the following terms with suitable examples:

Schottky defect

Answer :

When cations and anions both are missing from regular sites, the defect is called Schottky Defect. In Schottky Defects, the number of missing cations is equal to the number of missing anions in order to maintain the electrical neutrality of the ionic compound. Scottky Defect is type of simple vacancy defect and shown by ionic solids having cations and anions; almost similar in size, such as NaCl, KCl, CsCl, etc. AgBr shows both types of defects, i.e. schottky and Frenkel Defects. Since, Schottky Defects arises because of mission of constituent particles, thus it decreases the density of ionic compound.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Interactive Quiz on close packing in solidsInteractive Quiz on close packing in solidsInteractive Quiz on close packing in solids45 mins
Defects in solid | Solid StateDefects in solid | Solid StateDefects in solid | Solid State61 mins
Electrical & Magnetic PropertiesElectrical & Magnetic PropertiesElectrical & Magnetic Properties47 mins
Classification of solidsClassification of solidsClassification of solids65 mins
Packing efficiency and densityPacking efficiency and densityPacking efficiency and density52 mins
Packing efficiency and density | Interactive QuizPacking efficiency and density | Interactive QuizPacking efficiency and density | Interactive Quiz45 mins
Unit CellsUnit CellsUnit Cells56 mins
Close packing in solidsClose packing in solidsClose packing in solids46 mins
Quiz on Calculation of coordination number in solidsQuiz on Calculation of coordination number in solidsQuiz on Calculation of coordination number in solids38 mins
Interactive Quiz on classification of solids & packingInteractive Quiz on classification of solids & packingInteractive Quiz on classification of solids & packingFREE Class
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses