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Title: High-pressure melting curve of sulfur up to 65 GPa

Abstract

The melting curve of elemental sulfur was measured to pressures of 65 GPa in a laser-heated diamond-anvil cell using ex situ textural analyses combined with spectroradiometry and benchmarked with laser-power-temperature functions. Here, the melting curve reaches temperatures of ~ 1800 K by 65 GPa and is smooth in the range of 23–65 GPa with a Clapeyron slope of ~ 14 K / GPa at 23 GPa. This is consistent with melting of a single tetragonal sulfur structure in this range, which is confirmed by in situ x-ray diffraction. An updated equation of state for tetragonal sulfur is determined, and the high-pressure, high-temperature stability region of tetragonal sulfur is reassessed.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States)
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  3. American School of Dubai, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  4. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA); National Science Foundation (NSF); Carnegie/DOE Alliance Center (CDAC); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Scientific User Facilities Division
OSTI Identifier:
1562279
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1557390
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357; NA0002006; SC0012704
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 100; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 1098-0121
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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Arveson, Sarah M., Meng, Yue, Lee, June, and Lee, Kanani K. M. High-pressure melting curve of sulfur up to 65 GPa. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.054106.
Arveson, Sarah M., Meng, Yue, Lee, June, & Lee, Kanani K. M. High-pressure melting curve of sulfur up to 65 GPa. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.054106.
Arveson, Sarah M., Meng, Yue, Lee, June, and Lee, Kanani K. M. Thu . "High-pressure melting curve of sulfur up to 65 GPa". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.054106.
@article{osti_1562279,
title = {High-pressure melting curve of sulfur up to 65 GPa},
author = {Arveson, Sarah M. and Meng, Yue and Lee, June and Lee, Kanani K. M.},
abstractNote = {The melting curve of elemental sulfur was measured to pressures of 65 GPa in a laser-heated diamond-anvil cell using ex situ textural analyses combined with spectroradiometry and benchmarked with laser-power-temperature functions. Here, the melting curve reaches temperatures of ~ 1800 K by 65 GPa and is smooth in the range of 23–65 GPa with a Clapeyron slope of ~ 14 K / GPa at 23 GPa. This is consistent with melting of a single tetragonal sulfur structure in this range, which is confirmed by in situ x-ray diffraction. An updated equation of state for tetragonal sulfur is determined, and the high-pressure, high-temperature stability region of tetragonal sulfur is reassessed.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.100.054106},
journal = {Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics},
number = 5,
volume = 100,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
}

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