# Difference between revisions of "Building up a triangular lattice"

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where <math>\sigma</math> is the distance between nodes of the lattice. | where <math>\sigma</math> is the distance between nodes of the lattice. | ||

The [[ dual lattice | dual ]] of this lattice is the [[Building up a honeycomb lattice |honeycomb lattice]]. | The [[ dual lattice | dual ]] of this lattice is the [[Building up a honeycomb lattice |honeycomb lattice]]. | ||

− | [[Image: | + | [[Image:triangular_lattice2.png|center|200px]] |

==References== | ==References== | ||

[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangular_lattice Triangular lattice entry in wikipedia] | [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangular_lattice Triangular lattice entry in wikipedia] |

## Revision as of 14:30, 31 October 2007

The triangular lattice is sometimes called *hexagonal lattice*, which may
cause some confusion.
It can be viewed as a skewed rectangular lattice. It surface density
is

where is the distance between nodes of the lattice. The dual of this lattice is the honeycomb lattice.