Mechanism of the phase transition in sodium azide

Z. Iqbal, C. W. Christoe

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A novel mechanism based on a theory due to Chihara et al. is proposed for the phase transition in the molecular-type crystal, sodium azide. High pressure and low temperature Raman scattering data and specific heat results are shown to be consistent with the theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-74
Number of pages4
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 1975
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry


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