Re-entrant structural phase transition in a frustrated kagome magnet, Rb2SnCu3F12
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Rb2SnCu3F12 has been studied using synchrotron powder X-ray diffraction, powder neutron diffraction and single crystal X-ray diffraction at a range of temperatures (100-500 K). A broad but clear phase transition, possibly of re-entrant character, is found to occur in the powder form, whereas the corresponding transition is not seen in the single crystal.
Downie , L J , Thompson , S P , Tang , C C , Parsons , S & Lightfoot , P 2013 , ' Re-entrant structural phase transition in a frustrated kagome magnet, Rb2SnCu3F12 ' CrystEngComm , vol 15 , no. 37 , pp. 7426-7429 . DOI: 10.1039/c3ce41422a
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LJD was supported by an EPSRC studentship.
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