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# What is the new location of a smaller ion in the Frenkel defect?

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## Frenkel defect:This defect is shown by ionic solids. The smaller ion (usually cation) is dislocated from its normal site to an interstitial site".This defect is also called a dislocation defect.“It creates a vacancy defect at its original site and an interstitial defect at its new location.”The new location of a smaller ion is dislocated to an interstitial site.Examples of ionic substances showing frekel defect:Zinc sulfide $\left(\mathrm{ZnS}\right)$ as well as Silver chloride $\left(\mathrm{AgCl}\right)$.

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