Glass Physics and Chemistry

, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 491–503 | Cite as

Mixed alkali-zinc diphosphates: Synthesis, structure, and properties

  • A. E. Lapshin
  • M. A. Petrova


A series of mixed alkali-zinc diphosphates in the form of poly- and single crystals have been synthesized. Their physical-chemical, structural, and thermal characteristics have been determined. The compounds Na2ZnP2O7 and K2ZnP2O7 have a layered structural type, whereas LiNaZnP2O7, LiKZnP2O7, NaKZnP2O7, Li12Zn4(P2O7)5, and K2Zn3(P2O7)2 have a framework structural type.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Grebenshchikov Institute of Silicate ChemistryRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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