Subject: How do covalent network solids end?
Date: Tue Jan 16 17:09:41 2001
Posted by Matt
Grade level: teacher/prof
School: St. Ann's School
City: Brooklyn State/Province: NY
Area of science: Chemistry
Take a piece of diamond, for example - carbons bonded to carbons bonded to
carbons. How does it end? How do the carbons on the outer face of the
diamond form the 4 bonds that they "want" to form? Is the outer layer some
form of carbon-oxide? And graphite? And glass?
Re: How do covalent network solids end?
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