From Online Dictionary of Crystallography
Revision as of 13:37, 10 November 2017 by BrianMcMahon (Tidied translations and added Spanish (U. Mueller))
Diadochie (Fr). Diadochie (Ge). Diaochia (It). ディアドヒー (Ja). Diadoquía (Sp).
Diadochy is the capability of an atom to replace another in a particular crystal structure. The degree of substitution depends on the physical conditions (temperature and pressure) as well as the atomic size, charge, and electronic structure of the diadochic partners.