Structure of β-SrRh2O4 from X-ray and neutron powder diffraction

A. L. Hector, W. Levason, M. T. Weller

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Abstract

β-SrRhO, a novel high temperature phase, is prepared as black powder by solid state reaction of SrCO with Rh in air. The compound crystallises in the space group P63c, Z = 1, with a = 3.0626(2) Å and c = 11.3996(7) Å. The structure consists of CdI-type layers of edge sharing RhO octahedra with an AABB oxygen layer sequence. Strontium is found in partial occupation of both available interlayer sites, in trigonal prismatic coordination.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)679-687
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Solid State and Inorganic Chemistry
Volume35
Issue number10-11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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