On the Non-existence of Diatomic β-Tin as a High-pressure Structure and Structural Systematics of the II-VI, III-V and Group IV Semiconductors
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Many high-pressure phases of the III-V and II-VI semiconductors have been believed to have the diatomic equivalent of the tetragonal β-tin structure. Recent work has shown this to be incorrect in several cases. It is now shown that the same is strue of all the remaining possibilities - AlSb, HgSe, InP and GaP. The phases concerned all have orthorhombic structures of the Cmcm type. The apparent non-existence of the β-tin structure has important implications for the structural systematics.
- The Review of High Pressure Science and Technology
The Review of High Pressure Science and Technology 7, 379-381, 1998
The Japan Society of High Pressure Science and Technology