Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp 708–714 | Cite as

The universal equation of state applied to analysis of EOS data for solid molybdenum and tungsten

  • Zhidong Tian
  • Lili Wang
  • Rui Xiong
  • Jing Shi


The universal equation of state of solids (UEOS) proposed by Vinet is applied to analysis of EOS data for Mo and W in literature obtained experimentally and by ab initio theoretical calculations reported by different groups. It is demonstrated that the experimental measurements and theoretical calculations are consistent with each other and UEOS is a good analytical expression of EOS for solid Mo and W. The bulk modulus and thermo-expansion coefficients calculated from EOS analysis for Mo and W are in agreement with values obtained by direct measurements with other techniques with high accuracy.


Bulk Modulus Thermal Expansion Coefficient Universal Equation Augmented Plane Wave Method Linearize Augmented Plane Wave Method 



The authors are thankful to Prof. Decheng Tian for valuable discussions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsWuhan UniversityWu HanChina
  2. 2.Center for Materials PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesShen YangChina

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