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Y3Ru2−x—A Representative of a Composite Modulated Family of Intermetallics

Center for Analysis and Synthesis, Chemical Centre, Lund University, POB 125, 22100 Lund, Sweden
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Crystals 2019, 9(4), 189; https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst9040189
Received: 11 March 2019 / Revised: 24 March 2019 / Accepted: 29 March 2019 / Published: 1 April 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Rare-Earth Metal Compounds)
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Abstract

The compound Y3Ru2−x was synthesized from the elements and the structure was solved from single crystal synchrotron data. The high quality of the data allowed the determination of the incommensurate ordering of the compound, previously reported as disordered, with respect to the second subsystem. The compound crystallizes in the super space group X-3(00γ)0 with the q-vector axial along c*, q = 00γ, λ = 0.4276(7) and the centering vectors (1/3 2/3 0 1/3), (2/3 1/3 0 2/3). View Full-Text
Keywords: incommensurate; composite; intermetallic incommensurate; composite; intermetallic
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Lidin, S.; Folkers, L. Y3Ru2−x—A Representative of a Composite Modulated Family of Intermetallics. Crystals 2019, 9, 189.

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