Two pressure-induced structural phase transitions in TiOCl

S. van Smaalen, M. Hanfland, M. Klemm, S. Horn, S. Glawion, M. Sing, R. Claessen, C. A. Kuntscher, J. Ebad-Allah, A. Schönleber
  • Physical Review B, October 2010, American Physical Society (APS)
  • DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.82.134117

High pressure phase transitions in TiOCl

What is it about?

TiOCl undergoes two pressure-induced structural phase transitions at about 15 GPa and at about 22 GPa towards superstructures.

Why is it important?

A fraction of the sample persists in the ambient orthorhombic phase over the whole pressure range.

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