X-Ray Diffraction from Graphite Intercalation Compounds Under Hydrostatic Pressure

  • S. A. Solin
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 38)


X-ray diffraction studies of pressure-induced intralayer and interlayer structural phase transitions in alkali GIC’s are discussed with particular emphasis on KC24 and CsC36. It is shown that such transitions involve the well-defined layer stoichiometries MC8 and MC12 which occur in ambient pressure compounds. Stage 1 MC8 compounds exhibit no structural transitions at pressures up to 13 kbar but show a Hook’s law behavior from which their compressibilities have been determined.


Hydrostatic Pressure Pressure Dependence Structural Phase Transition Potassium Atom Graphite Intercalation Compound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Solin
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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