An EXAFS study on the local structure in the Na2CsC60 superconductor

T. Fujimoto, Y. Kubozono, H. Maeda, H. Ishida, Y. Furukawa, S. Kashino, H. Yamazaki

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Cs K-edge extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) spectra of Na2CsC60 are measured in order to determine the local structure around the Cs+ ion. The structural change accompanied by the order-disorder phase transition at 299 K is investigated in detail on the basis of the EXAFS spectra at 20, 295 and 317 K. It has been confirmed that Na2CsC60 takes a face-centered-cubic structure at 317 K, while it takes a simple-cubic structure at 20 and 295 K. It has also been found that the Cs+ ion at the octahedral site is not located out-of-center of the octahedral site but is located on the center.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-11
Number of pages7
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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