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Title: Crystal structure and magnetic properties of the layered van der Waals compound VB r 3

Abstract

Single crystals of the layered, van der Waals compound VBr3 were synthesized by a vapor transport technique, and characterized by single-crystal x-ray diffraction, temperature- and field-dependent magnetization, and temperature-dependent specific-heat measurements. VBr3 has a honeycomb-based BiI3-type structure with space group $R$-3 (no. 148) at 100 K, analogous to the structure of other honeycomb trihalides. Structural stacking faults were observed as evidenced by the streaking of reflections along $c*$ in the diffraction data. VBr3 goes through a structural phase transition at 90.4 K and a subsequent antiferromagnetic phase transition at 26.5 K, below which the magnetic moments are primarily aligned along the $c$-axis.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Institute for Quantum Matter (IQM); Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1559287
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1559387
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0019331
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 2475-9953
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Kong, Tai, Guo, Shu, Ni, Danrui, and Cava, Robert J. Crystal structure and magnetic properties of the layered van der Waals compound VBr3. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.084419.
Kong, Tai, Guo, Shu, Ni, Danrui, & Cava, Robert J. Crystal structure and magnetic properties of the layered van der Waals compound VBr3. United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.084419
Kong, Tai, Guo, Shu, Ni, Danrui, and Cava, Robert J. Thu . "Crystal structure and magnetic properties of the layered van der Waals compound VBr3". United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.084419. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1559287.
@article{osti_1559287,
title = {Crystal structure and magnetic properties of the layered van der Waals compound VBr3},
author = {Kong, Tai and Guo, Shu and Ni, Danrui and Cava, Robert J.},
abstractNote = {Single crystals of the layered, van der Waals compound VBr3 were synthesized by a vapor transport technique, and characterized by single-crystal x-ray diffraction, temperature- and field-dependent magnetization, and temperature-dependent specific-heat measurements. VBr3 has a honeycomb-based BiI3-type structure with space group $R$-3 (no. 148) at 100 K, analogous to the structure of other honeycomb trihalides. Structural stacking faults were observed as evidenced by the streaking of reflections along $c*$ in the diffraction data. VBr3 goes through a structural phase transition at 90.4 K and a subsequent antiferromagnetic phase transition at 26.5 K, below which the magnetic moments are primarily aligned along the $c$-axis.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.084419},
journal = {Physical Review Materials},
number = 8,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
}

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