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Bi 2+2 n O 2+2 n Cu 2−δ Se 2+ n –δ X δ (X = Cl, Br): A three-anion homologous series

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01126 DOI Help

Authors: Quinn D. Gibson (University of Liverpool) , Matthew S. Dyer (University of Liverpool) , Craig Robertson (University of Liverpool) , Charlene Delacotte (University of Liverpool) , Troy D. Manning (University of Liverpool) , Michael J. Pitcher (University of Liverpool) , Luke M. Daniels (University of Liverpool) , Marco Zanella (University of Liverpool) , Jonathan Alaria (University of Liverpool) , John B. Claridge (University of Liverpool) , Matthew Rosseinsky (University of Liverpool)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Inorganic Chemistry

State: Published (Approved)
Published: September 2018
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 17193

Abstract: Here we report a new layered homologous series (Bi2O2Cu2−δSe2)mδ+(Bi2O2Se1−(m/n)δX (m/n)δ)nδ− (X = Cl, Br), composed of the known structural blocks BiOCuSe and Bi2O2Se. These structures are accessed by combining charge-compensating Cu vacancies and (Cl, Br) for Se substitution, in different layers. These new stacking homologoues have properties markedly different from those of the parent materials, and changing the layer stacking affects the properties including the band gap and thermal conductivity.

Subject Areas: Chemistry


Instruments: I11-High Resolution Powder Diffraction