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Elastic properties of CD4 single crystals in phases I, II, and III

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11933-11936
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume58
Issue number18
StatePublished - 1 Nov 1998

Abstract

A technique has been developed for producing and maintaining single crystals of molecular solids of several mm(3) volume over a wide temperature range and across phase boundaries. The technique has been used in conjunction with Brillouin and Raman spectroscopy to determine the adiabatic elastic constants of single-crystal CD4 in phases I, II, and III from 89 to 18 K along the solid-vapor saturation line. The possible space groups of CD4-III were determined from the Brillouin data. [S0163-1829(98)07241-5].

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  • BRILLOUIN-SCATTERING, CONSTANTS, METHANE, LIQUID

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