The Ge-O-Ge bond angle distribution in GeO2 glass: a NMR determination
UNSPECIFIED (1999) The Ge-O-Ge bond angle distribution in GeO2 glass: a NMR determination. JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 246 (3). pp. 159-168. ISSN 0022-3093Full text not available from this repository.
O-17 MAS and static NMR spectra, from amorphous germania and quartz-like GeO2, have been used to estimate the range of O-17 quadrupolar parameters in the glass for different assumed bond angle distributions. The spectra from the quartz-like polymorph of GeO2 were used to provide reference data for oxygen connected to four-fold coordinated germanium. Nuclear quadrupole coupling constants, (C-Q = e(2)qQ/h), asymmetry parameters, (eta), and isotropic chemical shifts, (delta(i)), were obtained from simulations, of glass spectra obtained at different fields, in which a range of quadrupolar parameters were employed, according to various postulated bond angle distributions. Our results show that the Ge-(O) over cap-Ge angle distribution in amorphous germania is consistent with a Gaussian distribution with most probable angle of 130 +/- 1 degrees and sigma close to 4 degrees - smaller than hitherto reported for GeO2. (C) 1999 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Date:||1 May 1999|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 159-168|
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