Structural Study of a High Ionic Conductor Rb4Cu16I7.2Cl12.8


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The structure of a high ionic conductor Rb4Cu16I7.2Cl12.8 at low temperature has been reinvestigated by use of angle-dispersive neutron powder diffraction. All the diffraction data have been analyzed with integrated software REMEDY consisting of RIETAN-2000 for whole-pattern fitting and MEED for calculating densities of electrons or atomic nuclei by the maximum-entropy method. The resulting nuclear-density maps have reconfirmed that Cu1-Cu2 chains are the main conduction pathways in this material, as previously suggested from the Rietveld analysis of neutron powder diffraction data.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 443-444)

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Yvonne Andersson, Eric J. Mittemeijer and Udo Welzel




K. Oikawa et al., "Structural Study of a High Ionic Conductor Rb4Cu16I7.2Cl12.8", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 443-444, pp. 337-340, 2004

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January 2004




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