Molecular and Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Biological Effects, Geo and Planetary Sciences, New Resources, Dynamic Pressures, High Pressure Safety - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080247748, 9781483148526

Molecular and Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Biological Effects, Geo and Planetary Sciences, New Resources, Dynamic Pressures, High Pressure Safety

1st Edition

Proceedings of the VIIth International AIRAPT Conference (Organised Jointly with the EHPRG), Le Creusot, France, July 30 - August 3, 1979

Editors: B. Vodar Ph. Marteau
eBook ISBN: 9781483148526
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 557
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High Pressure Science and Technology, Volume 2 contains the proceedings of the Association Internationale for Research and Advancement of High Pressure Science and Technology's VIIth International Conference held in Le Creusot, France, from July 30 to August 3, 1979. The papers explore a wide range of topics relating to high pressure science and technology, including molecular and chemical physics; melting and dense fluids; liquid crystals; molecular thermophysical properties; light scattering; intermolecular spectroscopy; high-temperature, high-pressure fluids; and properties of earth materials. This volume is comprised of 128 chapters and begins by calculating equations of state for static molecular and metallic hydrogen using the density functional method. The following chapters discuss the effect of density on the induced near infrared absorption spectrum of solid molecular hydrogen at 4.2 K; vibrational relaxation in highly compressed hydrogen; the dual melting curves of carbon tetrachloride; and the statistical theory of polymorphic phase transitions and crystallization. Alkane chain conformation as a function of pressure is also examined, along with high pressure thermodynamics and phase equilibria of fluid mixtures. The remaining sections focus on the lithosphere, athenosphere, and the behavior of dense materials. This book will be a valuable resource for materials scientists, metallurgists, physicists, chemists, and mechanical engineers.

Table of Contents

Volume 2

VI Molecular and Chemical Physics

Hydrogen and Light Elements

VI.1.1 Molecular and Metallic Hydrogen. A Unified Density Functional Approach

VI.1.2 Effect of Density on the Induced near Infrared Absorption Spectrum of Solid Molecular Hydrogen at 4.2 K

VI.1.3 Melting of 4He at Room Temperature

VI.1.4 Sound Velocity and Equation-of-State Measurements in High Pressure Fluid and Solid Helium

VI.1.5 Solid Nitrogen at Pressures up to 410 kbar

VI.1.6 Neutron Diffraction Study of Solid Parahydrogen at Pressure up to 5 kbar

VI.1.7 Equation of State for Non-Transitional Metals and Metallic Hydrogen

VI.1.8 Properties of H2, Kr and Xe Insulator Hydrides

VI.1.9 Experimental Study of the Vibrational Relaxation (V-T) in Highly Compressed Hydrogen

VI.1.10 Ultrasonic Velocity Ratio Measurements in Solid Hydrogen to Pressures in Excess of 60 kbar

Melting and Dense Fluids

VI.2.1 The Dual Melting Curves of Carbon Tetrachloride

VI.2.2 Triplet Interactions in Dense Noble Gases

VI.2.3 The Phase Diagram of Ethane under High Pressure

VI.2.4 The Coexistence Surface of Neon-Xenon near the Critical Double Point

VI.2.5 On the Statistical Theory of Polymorphic Phase Transitions and Crystallization

Liquid Crystals

VI.3.1 Liquid Crystals and Plastic Crystals at High Pressure

VI.3.2 Equation of State of Orientationally Disordered Solids and Internal Phonon Radiation Pressure

VI.3.3 Elliptic Phase Boundaries Between Nematic and Smectic Phases

VI.3.4 Smectic Polymorphism of Some Bis-(4,4'-n-Alkoxybenzylidene)-1,4-Phenylenediamines up to 3 kbar by Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA)

VI.3.5 Alkane Chain Conformation as a Function of Pressure

VI.3.6 Dielectric Constant and PVT Measurements on Plastic Crystals at Low Temperatures to 3000 bar

VI.3.7 Equation of State of Crystalline and Semicrystalline Polymers

Molecular Thermophysical Properties

VI.4.1 High Pressure Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria of Fluid Mixtures: Survey and Recent Results

VI.4.2 Thermophysical Properties of Noble Gases at Room Temperature up to 1 GPa

VI.4.3 The Electrical Conductivity of Molten Alkali Metal Halides at High Pressures

VI.4.4 The Effects of Isotopic Substitution in the Diffusion of Water under Pressure

VI.4.5 Correlation of the Glass Transition and the Pressure Dependence of Viscosity in Liquids

VI.4.6 The Viscosity of Argon at Pressures up to 9 kbar

VI.4.7 PVT Relations for HBr-H2O Mixtures up to 550°C and 1500 bar

VI.4.8 PVT Study near the Critical Point of a Pure Substance

VI.4.9 The Effect of Pressure on the Velocity of Sound in Toluene up to 2600 bar

VI.4.10 Analysis of Formal Definition of the Fugacity

Light SCattering

VI.5.1 Study of the Pressure Induced Multicritical Point of NH4 Cl by Second Harmonic Generation of Light

VI.5.2 Rayleigh and Raman Depolarized Light Scattering by Isotropic Molecules

VI.5.3 The Depolarization Factor of Light Scattered from Xenon near its Critical Point

Intermolecular Spectroscopy

VI.6.1 Recent Progress in Infrared, Raman and Rayleigh Spectroscopy of Molecular Interactions in Dense Fluids

VI.6.2 Anharmonic Lattice Vibrations in Solid α and γ-Ν2

VI.6.3 Pressure Dependence of Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Frequencies in Ionic and Molecular Solids

VI.6.4 Far Infrared Spectroscopy of Molecular Interactions under Pressure

VI.6.5 Far-Infrared and Raman Study of Solid CH4 under High Pressure

VI.6.6 Pressure Dependence of the Absorption Spectrum of ß Carotene

VI.6.7 Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure on the Exiton Absoption Spectra of Cu2O Crystals

VI.6.8 Studies on Solid NH3 and CO2 to 11 GPa

VI.6.9 The Effect of Pressure on the Raman Spectrum of NH4I

VI.6.10 Matrix-Isolation-Raman-Spectroscopy at High Pressure and at Low Temperature

VI.6.11 Spectroscopic Studies of Local Centers in Crystals under Hydrostatic Pressure at Low Temperatures: O2 Ions in Alkali Halides

High Temperature, High Pressure Fluids

VI.7.1 High Pressure Plasma Research

VI.7.2 PVT Data of Water and Concentrated NaCl Solutions to 600°C and 4 kbar

VI.7.3 High Pressure Studies of Liquid Bismuth and Liquid Lead

VI.7.4 Thermal Conductivity and Density Measurements of Liquid Mercury

VII Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

VII.1.1 Progress in High Pressure Assisted Organic Synthesis

VII.1.2 High Pressure High Resolution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance: Pressure Dependence of the Hindered Rotation of the Amide-Group in Higher Amides

VII.1.3 The Decomposition of Di-Tert. Butylperoxide at High Pressures and Temperatures

VII.1.4 Pairing under Pressure

VII.1.5 Positive and Negative Activation Volumes in the Dealdolization of Diacetone Alcohol at High Pressure

VII.1.6 The Q-e Scheme and the Pressure Dependence of Reactivity Ratios in Free Radical Multicomponent Polymerizations

VII.1.7 Effect of High Pressure on the Rate of Electrode Reaction of Metal Complex

VII.1.8 High Pressure Radical Polymerization of Ethylene by Means of a Tubular Reactor the Preheater of which is Replaced by an Autoclave Reactor in which Polymerization Takes Place

VII.1.9 Effect of Pressure on the Rate of Liquid Phase Isomerization of Diethyl Maleate to Diethyl Fumarate over a Solid Base Catalyst

Chemistry and Combustion

VII.2.1 High Pressure Gas Phase Combustion

VII.2.2 Combustion of Lean Gas under Pressure

VII.2.3 The Interpretation of Volumes of Activation of Chemical Reactions in Solution

VII.2.4 N.I.R. Spectroscopic Determination of Reaction Volumes of Hydrogen Bonding Equilibria

VII.2.5 High Pressure Synthesis of Dihydropyranes and Derivatives

VII.2.6 Radical Polymerizability of N-(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-Hydroxy)-Benzylacrylamide under High Pressure

VII.2.7 Infrared Spectroscopic Flow Reactors for Solid-Fluid Reactions at High Temperature and Pressure

VIII Biological Effects

VIII.1.1 High Pressure Stopped-Flow Studies of Fast Conformational Changes in Proteins

VIII.1.2 The Effect of High Pressures Upon Protein-Ligand Complexes

VIII.1.3 Lysogenic Bacteria under High Pressures

VIII.1.4 Effects of Helium Pressure on Biological Membranes. A Pharmacological Approach to the High Pressure Nervous Syndrome

IX Geo & Planetary Sciences


IX.1.1. A study of Velocity and Absorption of Elastic Waves in Rocks at High Pressures and Temperatures

IX.1.2 Experimental Observations of Polymorphic Transitions in Calcite under High Pressure

IX.1.3 Internal Friction in Terrestrial Rocks at High Pressures

IX.1.4 The Role of Water in Quartz Deformation

IX.1.5 Experimental Study of Pressure Effect on the Viscosity of Hydrous Magmatic Melts

IX.1.6 Diffusion Coefficients for Major Petrogenic Oxides and Some Components of Fluid in a Water-Albite Melt at High Pressures and Temperatures


IX.2.1 Some new Theoretical Results on the Gruneisen Parameter

IX.2.2 Seismic Anisotropy of the Clinopyroxenes, Olivines and Garnets at High Pressure

IX.2.3 Shape of the Selected Phase Separation Surfaces in Some Areas Within the Earth1s Mantle

Various Properties of Earth Materials

IX.3.1 Electrical Conductivity Measurements on Pyroxenes and Olivines under Thermodynamically Defined Conditions

IX.3.2 Raman Spectra and Structure of Stishovite

IX.3.3 Analysis of the Concomitant Density and Refractive Index Changes Produced by Pressure, Temperature and Neutron Irradiation in Silica Glass and Quartz

IX.3.4 Changes of the Elastical and Structural Characteristics of Quartz at High Pressure and Temperature

IX.3.5 Etude par Analyse Thermique Différentielle sous Hautes Pressions et Basses Températures des Changements d'Etat de Corps Dispersés

X New Resources

X.1.1 In Situ Fracture Related to Energy and Resource Recovery

X.1.2 Appareillage pour l'Etude du Comportement des Roches à Kérogène sous Pression en Fonction de Différents Facteurs

X.1.3 Explosive-Induced Damage in Porous Sandstone

X.1.4 Applications of Hot Isostatic Pressing for Radioactive Waste Containment in Synthetic Minerals

XI Dynamic Pressures

Theoretical Aspects

XI.1.1 High-Pressure and High-Temperature Behavior of Simple and Complex Molecular Liquids

XI.1.2 High Pressure Effects on the Molecular Electronic Structure of Condensed Explosives

XI.1.3 Thermodynamical Expressions for the Parameters of the Linear Relationship Us = a+bUp

XI.1.4 Courbes de Fusion à Haute Pression et Coefficient de Gruneisen pour Quelques Métaux

XI.1.5 Equation of State for Quadratic Materials

XI.1.6 Calcul des Polaires de Choc des Corps à Structure Isotrope Compacte à l'Aide du Potentiel de Morse

XI.1.7 Détermination Thermodynamique de la Loi d'Evolution de la Porosité, pour un Matériau Ductile Poreux

Experimental Techniques

XI. 2.1 Some New Developments in Shock Wave Research

XI.2.2 Laser-Generated Shock Wave Experiments at Extreme High Pressures

XI.2.3 Laser Driven Shock-Waves and Twinning in Iron

XI.2.4 Impedance-Match Experiments Using Laser-Driven Shock Waves

XI.2.5 Crystal Lattice Deformation of Sodium Chloride Subjected to a Shock Wave

XI.2.6 Flash X-Ray Diffraction Studies to 100 GPa

XI.2.7 Prospects for Generating 1-10 TPa Pressures With a Rail Gun

XI.2.8 The Electric Gun: A New Method for Generating Shock Pressures in Excess of 1 TPa

XI.2.9 Thermoshock Generation in Solids Irradiated by an Intense Pulsed Relativistic Electron Beam

XI.2.10 High Velocity Plane Launching by Multiple Staging Device

XI.2.11 Hugoniot Measurements near 50 Mbar

XI.2.12 Numerical Calculations of Explosion-Induced Compression of Matter in Conical System

XI.2.13 Production of Super-High Loads of Matter in Conical Explosion Systems

Behavior of Dense Materials

XI.3.1 Hugoniot Elastic Limits and Compression Parameters for Brittle Materials

XI.3.2 Metallographic Investigations on Phase Transitions in Impact Loaded Steels

XI.3.3 Détermination Expérimentale du Comportement Elasto-Plastique, Sous Choc, d'un Verre

XI.3.4 Elastic and Plastic Properties of Uranium Dioxide from 5 to 330 GPa

XI.3.5 Impact Induced Tensile Failure in Steel

XI.3.6 Electrical Activity in Shock-Loaded Polymers

XI.3.7 Possible Shock-Induced Phase Transition in Ca2Ge O4, Deduced from Electrical Conductivity Measurements

XI.3.8 Shock Compression of Liquid Methane and the Principle of Corresponding States

XI.3.9 Electrical Conductivity of Shocked Water and Ammonia

XI.3.10 Thermal Relaxation in a Liquid under Shock Compression

XI.3.11 Measurements on the Hugoniot of Samarium

XI.3.12 Ferroelectric Ceramics : Energy Conversion under Shock Wave

XII High Pressure Safety

XII.1.1 Assessment of the Fragment Hazard from Rupture of HP Vessels

XII.1.2 Safety Aspects of Design, Manufacture and Operation of Forged Vessels for High Pressure Service

XII.1.3 Protection des Appareils Hautes Pressions par Rideaux Métalliques Flexibles

XII.1.4 Probability of the Earthquake Initiated by the Phase Transformation from the Metastable State

XII.1.5 Explosive Containment

Post Deadline Papers

P.1. Shock Wave Data and the Composition of the Earth's Core

P.2. A New Method for Preparing Cubic Boron Nitride

P.3. Elasticity and Phase Transformations in Rutile-Structured Compounds

P.4 Raman Spectra of Supercritical Phases and Crystalline Solids of n-H2 and n-D2 under very High Pressures

Author Index

Subject Index

Volume 1


P.W. Bridgman Award

P.W. Bridgman Address: Some Molecular Interactions and High Pressure Studies; 1939 - 1979


Plenary Lectures

L.1 Metal-Insulator Transitions at High Pressures

L.2 High Pressure Luminescence Studies

L.3 Design of the Diamond-Window, High Pressure Apparatus for Cryogenic Experiments

L.4 Fluid Mixtures under Pressure

L.5 Solubility Considerations at the Center of Jupiter

L.6 Machining, Mining and Demolition Using High Pressure Water Jets

L.7 Some Aspects of Pressure Effects on Chemical Reactions

L.8 EXAFS, A Tool for Structure Determination

L.9 Megabar Pressures, Dielectric-to-Metals Transitions and Superconductivity of New Metals

L.10 Man in the Deep Sea

L.11 Present Problems of High Pressure Geophysics

L.12 Underground Coal Gasification at High Pressure

L.13 Geochemical Precursors of Earthquakes

L.14 Theories of Intermolecular Forces

L.15 Photonic Compression

L.16 Use of Relativistic Electrons Beams (REB) for Compressing the Matter

L.17 Nuclear Fusion in Dense Stellar Matter

I Instrumentation and Technology

Very High Pressure Anvil Devices

I.1.1 Megabar Pressures in Submicron Volumes

I.1.2 High Temperature - High Pressure Studies in a Sliding Anvil Apparatus

I.1.3 New Hydrostatic Pressure Cell: Use of Pb - Resistivity for Pressure Determination from 300-1 K

I.1.4 High Pressure X-Ray Diffractometer Using a Position Sensitive Detector Combined With a Diamond Anvil Cell

I.1.5 X-Ray Diamond Anvil Cell and Pseudo-Kossel Line Pattern

I.1.6 X-Ray Intensity Measurements of Powdered Samples in a Gasketed Diamond Anvil Cell

I.1.7 A Stress Apparatus for Single Crystal X-Ray Diffraction on a Four-Circle Diffractometer and its Application on Silicon

I.1.8 Diamond Anvil Techniques for Structural Electrical/Magnetic Measurements at low Temperature

I.1.9 Selection of Diamonds for Raman Scattering in Diamond Anvil Cells

I.1.10 X-Ray Diffraction on Single Crystals under Pressure

I.1.11 Real Structure of Si Single Crystals Subjected to High Hydrostatic Pressure and Temperature. X-Ray and Electron Microscopy Methods

High Pressure Vessels and Techniques

Ι.2.1 A 15 kb - 1500°C Gas Research Unit for Petrological and Geophysical Applications

I.2.2 A High Pressure-Pressure-Jump Relaxation Technique

I.2.3 Generator of Triangular Pressure Pulse up 500 MPa

1.2.4 The Profilometry Technique for Measuring the Yield Strength of Hard Materials

I.2.5 Some Materials Used for Construction of Forged Vessels for High Pressures in the U.S.A.

I.2.6 Appareil d'Analyse Thermique Differentielle à Haute Pression et Haute Température

II Metrology and Accurate Data

Acute X-Ray Data

II.1.1 Energy Dispersive Type X-Ray Diffraction at High Pressure: Application to Kinetics of High Pressure Phase Transformation

II.1.2 X-Ray Energy Dispersive Diffractometry Using Profile Analysis for High Pressure Experiments

II.1.3 Compressibility Measurements of Heavy Metals by Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Diffraction in the Diamond-Anvil Cell

II.1.4 Structural Information and its Reliability in High Pressure X-Ray Diffraction Data

Calibration, Evaluation and Accurate Data

II.2.1 Methods of Measuring Specific Heat of Solids at High Pressure (a Review)

II.2.2 Stress Induced Anisotropy in Lattice Thermal Conduction

II.2.3 Dielectric Permittivity Measurements as an Aid in Determining Pressure and Density in High Pressure Studies

II.2.4. The Pressure Calibration System of the B.N.M.

II.2.5 The Piezothermal Method Applied to Molecular Organic Compounds and Water

II.2.6 High Pressure Documentation and Evaluation of Data

High Pressure Scale

II.3.1 Absolute High Pressure Measurements

II.3.2 Effect of the Fluid Viscosity, RPM and Piston Configuration on Performance of Controlled-Clearance Deadweight Testers

II.3.3 Homogenous Stress Conditions in the Diamond Anvil Cell: An Application to GaP under High Pressure

II.3.4 Mercury Melting Line Determination Up to 1200 MPa by the Electrical Resistance Method

II.3.5 Friction Corrections in a Piston Cylinder Device

Fixed Points and Equations of State

II.4.1 Does Diamond Melt?

II.4.2 Thermal Expansion of Sodium Chloride up to 32 kbar and 500°C

II.4.3 Calibration of the High Pressure Scale

II.4.4. Contributions of Shock-Wave Physics to High Pressure Standards

III Mechanical Properties and Applications

Mechanical Properties

III.1.1 Failure Criteria in Brittle Solids under Complex Loading

III.1.2 Evolution of Dislocation Structure under the Influence of Anisotropic Compression Effects

III.1.3 Elastic Properties of Cerium under Pressures up to 8.4 GPa and Temperature 293 K

III.1.4 Pressurization and Yielding of Polycrystalline Niobium: Some New Data

III.1.5 Slip Generation and Distortion of Cubical Cavities in LiF Single Crystals by Pressurization

III.1.6 High Hydrostatic Pressure Effect on Dislocation Mobility in Alkali Halides

III.1.7 Deformation Hardening and Dislocation Double Transverse Slip under Plastic Deformation of Hydrostatically Compressed NaCl Single Crystals

III.1.8 Tensile and Compressive Strengths of Uniaxially-Aligned Carbon Fiber-Nickel Composite under Superposed Hydrostatic Pressure

III.1.9 Failure of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic under Superposed Pressure in Three-Point Bending

III.1.10 Higher Order Elastic Properties of Some Zinc Blende and Rocksalt Semiconductors

III.1.11 Elastic Properties of the NaCl Single Crystal at Pressures up to 9 GPa and Temperature 293 K

III.1.12 On Cold Sintering under High Pressure

III.1.13 Thermoactivation Parameters and Dislocation Behavior at Creep under High Hydrostatic Pressure

III.1.14 Experimental and Numerical Determination of Stress and Flow Patterns in Large Axial Compression of Aluminum Cylinders


III.2.1 Production of Hollow and Solid Profiles of Aluminum Alloys by Hydrostatic Extrusion

III.2.2. Influence du Filage Hydrostatique sur les Propriétés Supraconductrices des Conducteurs à Ame Multiple Bronze-Niobium

III.2.3 Formage Superplastique de l'Alliage de Titane TA 6V pour la Fabrication de Reservoirs sous Pression

Hot and Dynamic Compaction Explosive Welding, Jet Cutting etc.

III.3.1 Hot Isostatic Pressing, Characteristics and Prospects in Industrial Use

III.3.2 Dynamic Compaction by a High Speed Punch to Produce Inter-Particle Melting

III.3.3 Hot Isostatic Pressing as an Alternative to Forging

III.3.4 Deformation of CIP/HIP-1 Beryllium under Shock Compression

III.3.5 Molten Pockets at the Interface of Explosive-Bonded Couples

III.3.6 A Contribution to the Explosive Welding of Metals

III.3.7 Metal Piercing and Fracture of Brittle Materials Using Pulsed Water Jets

IV Solid State Physics

Phase Transitions in Solids

IV.1.1 The Determination of Composition-Temperature-Pressure Phase Diagrams of Binary Alloy Systems

IV.1.2 Superconductivity of NaCl at High Pressure

IV.1.3 The High Pressure Induced Phase Transformations in Ti-V and Ti-Mo Alloys

IV.1.4 Pressure Effect on the Phase Limits of A 15 Compounds

IV.1.5 Anisotropic Lattice Compression of the L1O - Type Ordered Alloys

IV.1.6 Crystallization of Germanides and Gallides of Transition Metals under High Pressure and Temperature

IV.1.7 Structural Phase Transition in Iodine at High Pressure

IV.1.8 The Electrical Resistance Behavior of Iodine at High Pressure and Low Temperature

IV.1.9 Optical Microscopic, X-Ray Diffraction and Electrical Resistance Studies of CuCl at High Pressure

IV.1.10 Stability of CuCl-11 at elevated Pressures and Reduced Temperatures

IV.1.11 Pressure Effect on Excitonic Solids

IV.1.12 A Comprehensive Rule of Pressure Induced Phase Transformations in Ternary Oxides

IV.1.13 Polymorphism under Pressure of Some M2 A2 O7 Compounds: Effect of the Change of M and A Cations on the Sequence of Structures

IV.1.14 The Influence of Hydrostatic Pressure on the Phase Transition of (Bax - Sr1-x)Nb2O6 Single Crystals

IV.1.15 The Effect of High Pressure On Mictomagnetic and Superparamagnetic Properties of Alloys Mn Bi


IV.2.1 Combined Pressure-Effects on the Curie Temperatures from the Itinerant and Localized Electron Magnetisms in Mn5 X2 Bi4 (X = Rh or Pd)

IV.2.2 Magnetic Properties of Anomalous Rare Earth Systems under Pressure

IV.2.3 Magnetic Analysis on Ni-Mn Systems during Phase Transitions in Gaseous Hydrogen up to 10 kbar

Transport Properties in Solids

IV.3.1 High Pressure Modifications of Amorphous Semi-Conductors

IV.3.2 High Pressure Studies of Ionic Conductivity in Solids

IV.3.3 Electrical Behavior of Te, Se, S, Si and I to Pressures of about 500 kbar and Temperatures down to 2.7 K

IV.3.4 The Role of Pressure in the Study of Transport Properties of Solids8

IV.3.5 Electron Transport in Germanium at High Pressures

IV.3.6 Effect of Uniaxial Stress and Orientation Relation with High-Pressure Structures at the Transition of A4, B1 and B3 Type Crystals

IV.3.7 Pressure Effects on the Dehancement of Gold Diffusivity in Lead

IV.3.8 Theory of the Pressure Dependence of the Lattice Thermal Conductivity

IV.3.9 Thermal Conductivity of Some Metals under Pressure

IV.3.10 Thermal Properties and Phase Transitions in Ammonium Chloride


IV.4.1 Neutron and X-Ray Scattering Studies of Magnetic and Electronic Transitions

IV.4.2 The Influence of Pressure on the Phonon and Electron Structures of Some Solids

IV.4.3 The Phase Diagram of the Mercury (I) Halides

IV.4.4 High Pressure Studies of Ferroelectric Lead Barium Germanate

IV.4.5 The Elastic Moduli and Their Pressure Derivatives for Gallium and Indium Phosphide

IV.4.6. The Gruneisen Parameter of Sodium and Potassium at High Compressions

Optical Properties of Semi-Conductors

IV.5.1 Optical Studies of GaS under High Pressure

IV.5.2 Optical Properties of InP under Hydrostatic Pressure

IV.5.3 Systematics for the Elements, K through Ra, of the Pressure Dependence of the Electron Density at the Nucleus

IV.5.4 Optical Properties of Orpiment As2S3 under High Pressure


IV.6.1 X-Ray Absorption at High Pressures

IV.6.2 EXAFS Measurement and K-Absorption Edge Spectrum of High Pressure Metallic Phase of GaAs

V Materials Synthesis

Superhard Solids

V.1.1 Production of Boron Nitride Cutting Tools and its Physical Properties

V.1.2 Growth of Large Diamond Crystals

V.1.3 Sintering Mechanism of Diamond

V.1.4 Growth of Peculiar Shape Crystals of Diamond

Oxides and Other Compounds

V.2.1 Synthesis of Pyrochlore-Type Compounds at High Pressure and Oxidation Atmosphere

V.2.2 High Pressure Synthesis of Rare Earth Monoxides

V.2.3 Synthesis of Pure Trigonal Carbonates under Pressure in Igneous Phase

V.2.4 The System SiO2-GeO2 at Pressures up to 100 kbar

V.2.5 Effect of Pressure and Hydroxyl Content on the Kinetics of Crystallization of Fused Silica

V.2.6 The Polymorphism of Sn Te and CdS at High Pressures

V.2.7 Polymorphism of Magnesium Hydride under High Pressure

V.2.8 Generation of High Oxygen Pressure by the Decomposition of Oxidizing Acids or NH4ClO4 under Hydrothermal Conditions: Applications to the Preparation of CrO2

V.2.9 Etudes de Solubilité et de Recristallisation Hydrothermale de la Berlinite (AlPO4) en Solution d'Acide Orthophosphorique (H3PO4)

V.2.10 Physical and Chemical Properties of Some Palladium Fluorides under High Pressures

V.2.11 High Pressure Synthesis of VP4

V.2.12 Some Chemical Transformations in Organic Solids


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