Layer rigidity and spacing in intercalation compounds

Michael Thorpe

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A generalization of Vegards law for the average spacing between layers when atoms with different sizes are intercalated is derived. New parameters are introduced that describe the layer rigidity associated with catchment areas around the large ions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10370-10372
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review B
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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