Thermal Behavior of Antiferromagnets FeBO3 and Fe3BO6 at Negative Temperatures


The thermal behavior of antiferromagnets FeBO3 and Fe3BO6 is investigated according to the low-temperature powder X-ray diffraction data. Unit cell parameters were refined by the Rietveld method. The coefficients of thermal expansion are calculated. The interrelation between the expansion and crystal structure is described.

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The X-ray diffraction experiments were performed at the Centre for X-ray Diffraction Studies (Saint Petersburg State University).

The authors are grateful to Dr. M.G. Krzhizhanovskaya (Institute of Earth Sciences, Department of Crystallography, Saint Petersburg State University) for conducting the high-temperature X-ray powder diffraction experiment.

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Biryukov, Y.P., Bubnova, R.S., Dmitrieva, N.V. et al. Thermal Behavior of Antiferromagnets FeBO3 and Fe3BO6 at Negative Temperatures. Glass Phys Chem 45, 147–149 (2019).

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  • iron borates
  • antiferromagnets
  • thermal expansion
  • low temperatures