Crystal structures and magnetic properties of rare-earth ultraphosphates, RP5O14 (R = La, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd)
UNSPECIFIED. (2000) Crystal structures and magnetic properties of rare-earth ultraphosphates, RP5O14 (R = La, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd). JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY, 150 (2). pp. 377-382. ISSN 0022-4596Full text not available from this repository.
The single-crystal X-ray structures of lanthanum, europium, and gadolinium ultraphosphate, RP5O14 (R = rare-earth) are reported herein [monoclinic, P2(1)/c, a = 8.8206(1), 8.7491(1), 8.7493(1) Angstrom, b = 9.1196(2), 8.9327(1), 8.9189(1) Angstrom, c = 13.1714(2), 12.9768(2), 12.9717(1) Angstrom, beta = 90.661(1), 90.534(1), 90.6682(3)degrees respectively; Z = 4; R1 = 0.0250, 0.0346, 0.0270, respectively]. The structures are all type (I) compounds as classified by Bagieu-Beucher and Tranqui [Bull; Sec. Fr. Miner, Cryst. 93, 505 (1970)]. The minimum R...R separations are compared with all other structural reports of lanthanide ultraphosphates. Type (I) compounds have the lowest minimum R...R separation, which decreases with atomic number and appears not to perturb the optical properties of any rare-earth ultraphosphate. In each case, R is surrounded exclusively by eight oxygen atoms that form a distorted square antiprism, A P-O network holds together the three-dimensional structure. The magnetic susceptibilities of neodymium, samarium, and gadolinium ultraphosphate as a function of temperature are also reported along with corresponding magnetization measurements. All compounds exhibit a paramagnetic response, following Curie's law except in the regions where crystal field splittings are significant. (C) 2000 Academic Press.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY|
|Publisher:||ACADEMIC PRESS INC|
|Official Date:||March 2000|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 377-382|
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