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Title: Synthesis and characterization of new fluoride-containing manganese vanadates A 2Mn 2V 2O 7F 2 (A=Rb, Cs) and Mn 2VO 4F

In large single crystals of A 2Mn 2V 2O 7F 2 (A=Rb, Cs) and Mn 2VO 4F were grown using a high-temperature (~600 °C) hydrothermal technique. We utilized single crystal X-ray diffraction and powder X-ray diffraction in order to characterize the structures, which both possess MnO 4F 2 building blocks. The A 2Mn 2V 2O 7F 2 series crystallizes as a new structure type in space group Pbcn (No. 60), Z=4 (Rb 2Mn 2V 2O 7F 2: a=7.4389(17) Å, b=11.574(3) Å, c=10.914(2) Å; Cs 2Mn 2V 2O 7F 2: a=7.5615(15) Å, b=11.745(2) Å, c=11.127(2) Å). The structure is composed of zigzag chains of edge-sharing MnO 4F 2 units running along the a-axis, and interconnected through V 2O 7 pyrovanadate groups. Temperature dependent magnetic susceptibility measurements on this interesting one-dimensional structural feature based on Mn 2+ indicated that Cs 2Mn 2V 2O 7F 2 is antiferromagnetic with a Neél temperature, TN=~3 K and a Weiss constant, θ, of -11.7(1) K. Raman and infrared spectra were also analyzed to identify the fundamental V–O vibrational modes in Cs 2Mn 2V 2O 7F 2. Mn 2(VO 4)F crystalizes in the monoclinic space group of C2/c (no. 15), Z=8 with unit cell parameters of a=13.559(2)more » Å, b=6.8036(7) Å, c=10.1408(13) Å and β=116.16(3)°. The structure is associated with those of triplite and wagnerite. Dynamic fluorine disorder gives rise to complex alternating chains of five-and six-coordinate Mn 2+. Our interpenetrating chains are additionally connected through isolated VO 4 tetrahedra to form the condensed structure.« less
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  1. Clemson Univ., SC (United States). Dept. of Chemistry and Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Materials Science and Technology Division
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Quantum Condensed Matter Division
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Journal Name:
Journal of Solid State Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 241; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-4596
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; National Science Foundation (NSF)
Country of Publication:
United States
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Hydrothermal; Vanadate; Manganese(II); Antiferromagnetism
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