Lattice Energy in Chemistry

diamond crystalline lattice structure

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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 in Chemistry." ThoughtCo, Aug. 28, 2020, thoughtco.com/definition-of-lattice-energy-604555. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2020, August 28). Lattice Energy in Chemistry. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-lattice-energy-604555 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Lattice Energy in Chemistry." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-lattice-energy-604555 (accessed January 23, 2021).