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A graphite-prism definition for Avogadro's "integer"

  title={A graphite-prism definition for Avogadro's "integer"},
  author={Philip Fraundorf and Melanie Lipp},
  journal={arXiv: General Physics},
The new International System of Units may let us select an integer value for Avogadro's number. Some might prefer an integer that's divisible by 12, so that an integer number of $^{12}C$ atoms may be associated (to first order) with a gram's mass. For educational and practical reasons it may also help to choose a {\em physically-meaningful} definition within measurement error of the current numeric value. Cubes of diamond face-centered-cubic Si and (much rarer) face-centered-cubic C have been… 

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