The Structure Of Molten Nickel Iodide

Wood, N.D. and Howe, R.A. and Newport, Robert J. and Faber, J. (1988) The Structure Of Molten Nickel Iodide. Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 21 (4). pp. 669-680. ISSN 0022-3719. (Full text available)

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Abstract

The structure of molten NiI2 has been investigated by measuring the intensity of neutron scatting from isotopically enriched samples. The experiments were undertaken at the Intense Pulsed Neutron source, Argonne, and employed time-of-flight techniques. The three partial structure factors and the corresponding radial distribution functions, relating to Ni-Ni, Ni-I and I-I correlations, have been determined from the experimental data. Aspects of the data analysis peculiar to pulsed sources are described and the detailed structural features of molten NiI2 are presented in the context of other studies of 2:1 molten salts. The importance of iconicity and charge-transfer effects is discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Functional Materials Group
Depositing User: J.M. Smith
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 1914 16:36
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2014 08:19
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16005 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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