Kinetics of ordering in graphite SbCl5 studied by ESR

  • S. Rolla
  • L. C. Walmsley
  • C. Rettori
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 172)


Spin resonance experiments allowed us to study the kinetics of ordering in the quasi-2D order-disorder phase transition observed at Tc = (210 ± 2)K for SbCl5-GIC stage 4. Quenching from the disorder phase (T ≫ Tc) reveals a time broadening of the resonance linewidth with scaling behavior (∿ tn), which we attribute to the time growing of the average linear domains size of a weakly incommensurate superlattice.


Order Phase Transition Scaling Behavior Thermal Hysteresis Domain Growth Hysteresis Cycle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Rolla
    • 1
  • L. C. Walmsley
    • 1
  • C. Rettori
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Física Gleb WataghinUNICAMPCampinasBrazil

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