Journal of Structural Chemistry

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 1–9 | Cite as

Electronic structure of tungsten carbonitrides WC1−x N x

  • D. V. Suetin
  • I. R. Shein
  • A. L. IvanovskiiEmail author


A full potential FLAPW-GGA method is used for the first time to study the electronic structure of hexagonal solid solutions of tungsten carbonitrides WC1−x N x (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.5) and to calculate their equilibrium structural parameters, density, cohesion energy, and coefficients of low-temperature heat capacity and Pauli paramagnetic susceptibility. They are discussed in comparison with similar values for initial binary phases: WC and WN and also hypothetical solid solutions WB0.5C0.5 and WB0.5N0.5.


tungsten carbonitrides WC1−xNx electronic properties FLAPW-GGA simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. V. Suetin
    • 1
  • I. R. Shein
    • 1
  • A. L. Ivanovskii
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry of Solids, Ural DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesEkaterinburgRussia

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