# Miller Indices for a Simple Cubic Lattice

Miller Indices for a Simple Cubic Lattice

Miller indices are a notation to identify planes in a crystal. The three integers define directions orthogonal to the planes, thus constituting reciprocal basis vectors. Negative integers are usually written with an overbar (e.g., represents ).

(h,k,l)

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3

-3

The nine lowest-index planes are shown.