Elastic Behavior of γ-Li3N under Pressure

M. A. Hossain, A. K. M. A. Islam

Abstract

The elastic properties of gamma-Li3N have been studied for the first time by first-principles method. Three independent elastic constants, aggregate elastic moduli (B, G, E), Poisson’s ratio and Debye temperature are calculated as a function of pressure from 37.12 (beta to gamma transition value)  to 200 GPa and the implications of the results are discussed.

Keywords: Li3N; Gamma-phase; Elastic properties; Debye temperature.

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doi:10.3329/jsr.v3i3.7832               J. Sci. Res. 3 (3), 579-584 (2011)

Keywords

Li3N; Gamma-phase; Elastic properties; Debye temperature

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jsr.v3i3.7832

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