Structural and physical properties of trilayer nickelates R4Ni3O10 ( R=La , Pr, and Nd)

@article{Rout2020StructuralAP,
  title={Structural and physical properties of trilayer nickelates 
R4Ni3O10
 (
R=La
, Pr, and Nd)},
  author={Dibyata Rout and Sanchayeta Ranajit Mudi and M. Astruc Hoffmann and S. Spachmann and R{\"u}diger Klingeler and Surjeet Singh},
  journal={arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons},
  year={2020}
}
We investigate the low temperature structural and physical properties of the trilayer nickelates R4Ni3O10 (R = La, Pr and Nd) using resistivity, thermopower, thermal conductivity, specific heat, high-resolution synchrotron powder X-ray diffraction and thermal expansion experiments. We show that all three compounds crystallize with a monoclinic symmetry, and undergo a metal-to-metal (MMT) transition at 135 K (La), 156 K (Pr) and 160 K (Nd). At MMT, the lattice parameters show distinct anomalies… 

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