Muthu, DVS and Midgley, AE and Petruska, EA and Sood, AK and Bando, Y and Golberg, D and Kruger, MB (2008) High-pressure effects on boron nitride multi-walled nanotubes: An X-ray diffraction study. In: Chemical Physics Letters, 466 (4-6). pp. 205-208.
full.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to Registered users only
Download (273Kb) | Request a copy
An X-ray diffraction study has been carried out on boron nitride multi-walled nanotubes up to 19.1 GPa. The fit to the unit cell volumes yields a zero pressure bulk modulus K0 = 34.9 ± 1 GPa and its pressure derivative View the MathML source. The compression is highly anisotropic, with the intertube-axis being close to 19 times more compressible than the a-axis. At the highest pressure the diffraction peaks were present even though they were weak and broad, which is in contrast to previous high-pressure Raman results.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.|
|Department/Centre:||Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics|
|Date Deposited:||26 Aug 2009 12:11|
|Last Modified:||19 Sep 2010 04:57|
Actions (login required)