Structure of Gd(5-x)HoxSi4 Solid Solutions


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A new systematic study of the formation and structure of solid solutions Gd (5-x)HoxSi4 (x = 1.0-5.0) has been performed. By X-ray powder diffraction method, it was found that these compounds all crystallize in orthorhombic structure with space group Pnma and the cell parameters a, b, c and the volume of unit cell are correlated with the holmium content.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 368-372)

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Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong




Y.F. Zhou et al., "Structure of Gd(5-x)HoxSi4 Solid Solutions", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 368-372, pp. 632-634, 2008

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February 2008




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