coherent structure

Also contains definition of: incoherent structure
If the net of an ordered adsorbed phase is in registry with the lattice of the @A00153@ the structure is called coherent, if not it is called incoherent.
PAC, 1976, 46, 71. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units - Appendix II. Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry. Part II: Heterogeneous Catalysis) on page 76 [Terms] [Paper]