solid state

when NaCl is doped with MgCl2 the nature of the defect produced is? explain

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Sahil Jain ·

2 Na + will be replaced by 1 Mg 2+ ions to maintain electrical neutrality. Thus a hole is created and lattice site for every Mg 2+ ion introduced. Thus the defect produced will be Schottky defect.

Harsh Jaiswal ·

It is metal deficiency defect as in schottky defect both cation and an anion leave the lattice.

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