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Structure, Phase Transition, and Controllable Thermal Expansion Behaviors of Sc2-xFexMo3O12

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Author(s)

Meimei Wu, Xinzhi Liu, Dongfeng Chen, Qingzhen Huang, Hui Wu, Yuntao Liu

Abstract

The crystal structures, phase transition and thermal expansion behaviors of solid solutions Sc2-xFexMo3O12(0less than or equal to}xless than or equal to}2) have been examined using X-ray diffraction (XRD), neutron powder diffraction (NPD) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). At room temperature, samples crystallize in a single orthorhombic structure for the compositions of x < 0.6 and monoclinic for x ≥ 0.6, respectively. DSC results indicate that the phase transition temperature from monoclinic to orthorhombic structure is enhanced by increasing the Fe3+ content. High temperature XRD and NPD results show that Sc1.3Fe0.7Mo3O12 exhibits near zero thermal expansion, and the volumetric coefficient of thermal expansion derived from XRD and NPD are 0.28x10-6 °C-1 (250-800 °C) and 0.65x10-6 °C-1 (227-427 °C), respectively. NPD results of Sc2Mo3O12 (x=0) and Sc1.3Fe0.7Mo3O12 (x=0.7) indicate that Fe substitution for Sc induces reduction of the mean Sc(fe)-Mo non-bond distance and the different thermal variations of Sc(Fe)-O5-Mo2 and Sc(Fe)-O3-Mo2 bond angles. The correlation between the displacements of oxygen atoms and the variation of unit cell parameters was investigated in details for Sc2Mo3O12O12 and Sc1.3Fe0.7Mo3O12.
Citation
Inorganic Chemistry
Volume
53

Keywords

X-ray diffraction, Neutron powder diffraction, Thermal expansion, Molybdates

Citation

Wu, M. , Liu, X. , Chen, D. , Huang, Q. , Wu, H. and Liu, Y. (2014), Structure, Phase Transition, and Controllable Thermal Expansion Behaviors of Sc<sub>2-x</sub>Fe<sub>x</sub>Mo<sub>3</sub>O<sub>12</sub>, Inorganic Chemistry, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=917074 (Accessed February 24, 2024)
Created September 1, 2014, Updated October 12, 2021