Vibrational, Elastic Properties and Sound Velocities of MgTi2O4 Spinel

  • S. Akbudak
  • A. K. Kushwaha
Original Paper


Zone-centre phonon frequencies, elastic properties and sound velocities along high-symmetry directions and Debye temperature of MgTi2O4 spinel is calculated using rigid ion model. The interatomic interactions up to third nearest neighbours are also calculated. The main results of the present paper reveals that the tetrahedral bonding is stronger than the octahedral bonding. Calculated results are compared with previously available experimental and theoretical data. It is observed that the obtained results are in good agreement with the available results in literature.


Tetrahedral Octahedral Zone-centre Spinel structure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of Arts and SciencesAdiyaman UniversityAdiyamanTurkey
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsK.N. Govt. P.G. CollegeGyanpurIndia

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