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      Lattice dynamics; inelastic neutron scattering; thermodynamic properties

    • Abstract


      At Trombay, lattice dynamics studies employing coherent inelastic neutron scattering (INS) experiments have been carried out at the two research reactors, CIRUS and Dhruva. While the early work at CIRUS involved many elemental solids and ionic molecular solids, recent experiments at Dhruva have focussed on certain superconductors (cuprates and intermetallics), geophysically important minerals (Al2SiO5, ZrSiO4, MnCO3) and layered halides (BaFCl, ZnCl2). In most of the studies, theoretical modelling of lattice dynamics has played a significant role in the interpretation and analysis of the results from experiments. This talk summarises the developments and current activities in the field of inelastic neutron scattering and lattice dynamics at Trombay.

    • Author Affiliations


      Mala N Rao1 R Mittal1 Narayani Choudhury1 S L Chaplot1

      1. Solid State Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai - 400 085, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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