superlattice

noun
su·​per·​lattice | \ ¦süpə(r)+ \

Definition of superlattice

: a space lattice of an alloy system (such as a copper-gold alloy) in which each kind of atom tends to occupy definite geometrical positions instead of having a random distribution

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super- + lattice

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“Superlattice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superlattice. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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