Optical investigation of CDW distortion in TaS3

G. Minton, J. W. Brill

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We have used bolometric infrared spectroscopy to look for metastable changes in the Peierls energy gap of TaS3 caused by: 1) polarization of the CDW at current contacts, and b) temperature cycling. In neither case were such changes observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-486
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Mar 21 1989

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We appreciate useful suggestions by L. Mihaly, G. Mibaly, S.L. Herr, and A. Zettl. This research was funded in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation, Solid State Physics, Grant #DMR-8615463.

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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