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Note: Moissanite backing plates for use in diamond anvil high pressure cells

Pugh, Emma (2016) Note: Moissanite backing plates for use in diamond anvil high pressure cells. Review of Scientific Instruments, 87 (3). ISSN 0034-6748. (doi:10.1063/1.4942962) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:60018)

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Abstract

The use of moissanite (single crystal SiC) for backing plates within diamond anvil cells (DACs) has been developed. These have significant technical advantages in certain experiments. For example, moissanite is non-magnetic so is suitable for use in high magnetic fields and for magnetization experiments. Being translucent to light, including x-rays, means that openings are not required in the backing plate and as such has significant mechanical advantages and can provide enhanced scattering angles for x-ray diffraction experiments. The new backing plates have been successfully tested to over 25 GPa using diamond anvils with 0.5 mm culets.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1063/1.4942962
Uncontrolled keywords: Physics of Quantum Materials
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Emma Pugh
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 11:30 UTC
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 10:58 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/60018 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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