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Infrared absorption spectra of single crystals of glycine silver nitrate and monoglycine nitrate

Warrier, AVR and Narayanan, PS (1967) Infrared absorption spectra of single crystals of glycine silver nitrate and monoglycine nitrate. In: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section A, 66 (1). pp. 46-54.

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Abstract

he infrared absorption spectra of glycine silver nitrate (GAgNO3) and glycine nitrate (GHNO3) show that the glycine group exists completely in the zwitter ion form in the former and in both forms in the latter. The spectrum of GAgNO3 at liquid air temperature did not reveal any striking change which can be attributed to a freezing of the rapid reorientation of the NH3+ group taking place at higher temperatures. The position of the COO− stretching frequencies indicate that this group is co-ordinated only weakly to the Ag+ ion. The summation frequencies reported by Schroeder, Wier and Lippincott (1962) for AgNO3 were not observed in the present study on GAgNO3. It shows however that ferroelectricity in GAgNO3 is in all probability due to the motion of the Ag+ ion in the oxygen co-ordination polyhedron and is not directly connected with the ordering of the hydrogen bonds below Curie point.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2010 08:25
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:06
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/27812

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