Twinning in k-(BEDT-TTF)2Cu(NCS)2

Yousuke Watanabe, Takahiko Sasaki, Hideki Sato, Naoki Toyota

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Abstract

For the title compound of a superconducting organic salt, we have observed twinning and found the twin plane to be (3, 0, 7) by X-ray diffraction method at room temperature. The reduction of the diffuse intensities in the twinned crystal leads that the twin plays a role to decrease the internal strain and also acts as a cleavage plane. It is roughly estimated by the Bijvoet measurement that the twinned region takes a mirror image to the matrix.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)927-930
Number of pages4
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Volume60
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Jan 1

Keywords

  • X-ray diffraction
  • organic compound
  • superconductor
  • twinning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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