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Title: Materials Data on CsGdCdTe3 by Materials Project

Abstract

CsGdCdTe3 crystallizes in the orthorhombic Cmcm space group. The structure is three-dimensional. Cs1+ is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to eight Te2- atoms. There are a spread of Cs–Te bond distances ranging from 3.94–4.13 Å. Gd3+ is bonded to six Te2- atoms to form GdTe6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent GdTe6 octahedra, edges with two equivalent GdTe6 octahedra, and edges with four equivalent CdTe4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedral tilt angles are 40°. There are two shorter (3.16 Å) and four longer (3.18 Å) Gd–Te bond lengths. Cd2+ is bonded to four Te2- atoms to form CdTe4 tetrahedra that share corners with two equivalent CdTe4 tetrahedra and edges with four equivalent GdTe6 octahedra. There are two shorter (2.80 Å) and two longer (2.94 Å) Cd–Te bond lengths. There are two inequivalent Te2- sites. In the first Te2- site, Te2- is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to three equivalent Cs1+, two equivalent Gd3+, and one Cd2+ atom. In the second Te2- site, Te2- is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to two equivalent Cs1+, two equivalent Gd3+, and two equivalent Cd2+ atoms.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
mp-1104011
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231; EDCBEE
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). LBNL Materials Project
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
Collaborations:
MIT; UC Berkeley; Duke; U Louvain
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE
Keywords:
crystal structure; CsGdCdTe3; Cd-Cs-Gd-Te
OSTI Identifier:
1738575
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.17188/1738575

Citation Formats

The Materials Project. Materials Data on CsGdCdTe3 by Materials Project. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.17188/1738575.
The Materials Project. Materials Data on CsGdCdTe3 by Materials Project. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17188/1738575
The Materials Project. 2020. "Materials Data on CsGdCdTe3 by Materials Project". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17188/1738575. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1738575. Pub date:Sun May 03 00:00:00 EDT 2020
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title = {Materials Data on CsGdCdTe3 by Materials Project},
author = {The Materials Project},
abstractNote = {CsGdCdTe3 crystallizes in the orthorhombic Cmcm space group. The structure is three-dimensional. Cs1+ is bonded in a 8-coordinate geometry to eight Te2- atoms. There are a spread of Cs–Te bond distances ranging from 3.94–4.13 Å. Gd3+ is bonded to six Te2- atoms to form GdTe6 octahedra that share corners with two equivalent GdTe6 octahedra, edges with two equivalent GdTe6 octahedra, and edges with four equivalent CdTe4 tetrahedra. The corner-sharing octahedral tilt angles are 40°. There are two shorter (3.16 Å) and four longer (3.18 Å) Gd–Te bond lengths. Cd2+ is bonded to four Te2- atoms to form CdTe4 tetrahedra that share corners with two equivalent CdTe4 tetrahedra and edges with four equivalent GdTe6 octahedra. There are two shorter (2.80 Å) and two longer (2.94 Å) Cd–Te bond lengths. There are two inequivalent Te2- sites. In the first Te2- site, Te2- is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to three equivalent Cs1+, two equivalent Gd3+, and one Cd2+ atom. In the second Te2- site, Te2- is bonded in a 6-coordinate geometry to two equivalent Cs1+, two equivalent Gd3+, and two equivalent Cd2+ atoms.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {5}
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