151Eu Mössbauer Studies on Graphite-EuCl3

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151Eu Mössbauer experiments on EuCl3-AlCl3 graphite flakes and HOPG samples have been performed as a function of temperature in the range 4.2K < T < 300K and indicate the presence of a narrow line characteristic of Eu3+. No evidence of Eu2+ was found. This suggests that enhanced conductivity of graphite upon intercalation with rare earth chlorides derives from a transfer of charge to the co-intercalated Cl.

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Boolchand, P., Lemon, G., Bresser, W. et al. 151Eu Mössbauer Studies on Graphite-EuCl3. MRS Online Proceedings Library 20, 393 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-20-393

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