Lattice Energy Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Lattice Energy

Lattice energy
Lattice energy is the enthalpy change required to form an ionic crystal lattice. geopaul/Getty Images

Lattice Energy Definition: ​

ΔH (enthalpy change) for the process in which oppositely charged ions in the gas phase combine to form an ionic lattice in the solid phase.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Lattice Energy Definition." ThoughtCo, Feb. 10, 2017, thoughtco.com/definition-of-lattice-energy-604555. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2017, February 10). Lattice Energy Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-lattice-energy-604555 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Lattice Energy Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-lattice-energy-604555 (accessed February 22, 2018).