Nield, V.M. and Verronen, P.T. (1998) The structure of expanded mercury. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter, 10 (37). pp. 8147-8153. ISSN 0953-8984.
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The structure of expanded mercury along its liquid-vapour coexistence curve has been studied in detail by applying the reverse Monte Carlo modelling technique to the x-ray diffraction data of Tamura and Hosokawa (Tamura K and Hosokawa S 1994 J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 6 A241). The models suggest that as the density decreases there is an initial change from a more close-packed to a less close-packed structure. Whilst most atom pairs retain the same near-neighbour distance, of about 3.0 Angstrom, a few change to having a slightly larger neighbour distance of about 3.7 Angstrom. At the lower densities many atoms have a very low coordination, indicating that they are on the edges of clusters, or on 'pathways' between clusters.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Functional Materials Group|
|Depositing User:||M.A. Ziai|
|Date Deposited:||29 Jun 2011 08:16|
|Last Modified:||29 Jun 2011 08:16|
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