High Pressure Phase Transformations

  1. Prof. Gernot Kostorz
  1. Prof. Martin Kunz

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/352760264X.ch10

Phase Transformations in Materials

Phase Transformations in Materials

How to Cite

Kunz, M. (2005) High Pressure Phase Transformations, in Phase Transformations in Materials (ed G. Kostorz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760264X.ch10

Editor Information

  1. ETH Zürich, Institut fü Angewandte Physik, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. ETH Zürich, Labor für Kristallographie, Sonneggstr. 5, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302567

Online ISBN: 9783527602643

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Keywords:

  • high pressure phase transformations;
  • generating high pressure;
  • diamond anvil cells;
  • Zincblende-type semiconductors;
  • Si;
  • Ge;
  • GaAs;
  • InSb;
  • C;
  • B[BOND]N;
  • C[BOND]N;
  • B[BOND]C;
  • B–C[BOND]N;
  • H2O;
  • ice Ih;
  • ice Ic;
  • ice II

Summary

List of Symbols and Abbreviations

  • Introduction

  • Pressure-Driven Phase Transitions

    • Framework flexion

    • Increase in coordination number

    • Pressure-induced ordering

  • Generating High Pressure

    • Dynamic pressure generation

    • Static pressure devices

      • Large-volume presses

      • Diamond anvil cells

  • Probing Phase Transformations in Materials at High Pressure

    • Volumetric techniques

    • Spectroscopic techniques

      • Microscopy

      • Raman and infrared spectroscopy

      • Mössbauer spectroscopy

      • X-ray absorption spectroscopy

      • NMR

    • Ultrasonic sound velocity

    • Diffraction techniques

      • X-ray diffraction

      • Neutron diffraction

  • Examples

    • Zincblende-type semiconductors

      • Si and Ge

      • GaAs

      • InSb

    • Materials in the B–C–N system

      • C

      • B–N

      • C–N

      • B–C

      • B–C–N

    • H2O

      • Ice Ih, XI and Ic

      • Ice II

      • Ice III and Ice IX

      • Ice V, Ice IV and Ice XII

      • Ice VI, Ice VII, Ice VIII, Ice X

      • Amorphous ice at high pressure

  • Acknowledgment

  • References