Effect of pressure on Raman phonons in zirconium metal

H. Olijnyk, A. Jephcoat

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Raman scattering has been used to study the pressure dependence of lattice modes in Zr up to 16 GPa. Softening of the zone-center transverse optical mode of α-Zr is observed with increasing pressure. An additional mode, observed above 8 GPa in the upstroke run and in the unloading cycle, is assigned to ω-Zr.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10751-10753
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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