Crystal structure of La-Si (lanthanum-silicon) system

  • F. Predel
Part of the Physical Chemistry book series (volume 12D)


This chapter provides the crystal structure and lattice parameter of La5Si4 (lanthanum-silicon) system.

Crystal Structure

Using a suitable X-ray diffraction technique the La5Si4 compound has been investigated. Its structure is tetragonal (ZrSi4-type) and the lattice parameters are: a = 0.80467 nm and c = 1.54476 nm.

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a, b, c

lattice parameters


  1. [02Yan]
    Yang, H.F., Rao, G.H., Chu, W.G., Liu, G.Y., Ouyang, Z.W., Liang, J.K.: J. Alloys Comp. 334 (2002) 131CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Predel
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für FestkörperforschungStuttgartGermany

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