Chin. Phys. Lett.  1995, Vol. 12 Issue (8): 473-476    DOI:
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Calculation of the Orientational Phase Transition Temperature in Solid C60
XIN Houwen;YANG Lingfa;OUYANG Lizhi
Department of Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026
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XIN Houwen, YANG Lingfa, OUYANG Lizhi 1995 Chin. Phys. Lett. 12 473-476
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Abstract A method is developed to describe the orientationel phase transition in solid C60, considering both Lennard-Jones atomic pair potentials and Coulombic forces. We obtained the active mode while the transition occurs, and the calculated transition temperature agrees with experiments.
Keywords: 64.60.Cn      61.50.–f      81.30.Hd     
Published: 01 August 1995
PACS:  64.60.Cn (Order-disorder transformations)  
  81.30.Hd (Constant-composition solid-solid phase transformations: polymorphic, massive, and order-disorder)  
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