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Crystal Growth and Electrical Properties of β-CdP2 Single Crystals

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Optically homogeneous single crystals of tetragonal cadmium diphosphide (β-CdP2) are prepared by vapor-phase growth, and their electrical conductivity, dielectric permittivity, and loss tangent are measured during slow heating from 78 to 400 K in the [001] and [100] directions at frequencies of 102, 103, 104, and 106 Hz. The permittivity of the crystals increases with temperature. The electrical properties of β-CdP2 are shown to be anisotropic.

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Translated from Neorganicheskie Materialy, Vol. 41, No. 9, 2005, pp. 1031–1036.

Original Russian Text Copyright © 2005 by Trukhan, Soshnikov, Marenkin, Haliakevich.

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Trukhan, V.M., Soshnikov, L.E., Marenkin, S.F. et al. Crystal Growth and Electrical Properties of β-CdP2 Single Crystals. Inorg Mater 41, 901–905 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10789-005-0233-7

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  • Cadmium
  • Electrical Conductivity
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Electrical Property
  • Crystal Growth