Thermodynamic anomalies at the Peierls transition in blue bronze

M. Chung, Y. K. Kuo, X. Zhan, E. Figueroa, J. W. Brill, G. Mozurkewich

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Thermodynamic response functions have been measured on pieces of a single crystal of blue bronze at its 180K charge-density-wave (CDW) transition and are analyzed using a free energy appropriate for a 3D-XY model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1891-1892
Number of pages2
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Apr 1 1995

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We would like to thank C.P. Brock for assistance in X-ray diffraction and R.H. McKenzie for helpful discussions. This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation, Grants # DMR-9300507 and EHR-9108764.

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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