Phenomenological thermodynamics and the structure formation mechanism of the CuTi₂S₄ rhombohedral phase.


The theory of structural phase transition in CuTi2S4 is proposed. The symmetry of order parameters, thermodynamics and the mechanism of the atomic structure formation of the rhombohedral Cu-Ti-thiospinel have been studied. The critical order parameter inducing the phase transition has been found. Within the Landau theory of phase transitions, it is shown… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c6cp00387g


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