Aspects of charge-density waves in the TaTe4-NbTe4 structures and in 2H-TaSe2

  • M. B. Walker
I. Structure
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 217)


Theoretical predictions of the charge-density-wave structure of the commensurate and incommensurate phases of TaTe4 and NbTe4 are reviewed and assessed in the light of recent experimental results. Some properties of domain walls in 2H-TaSe2 are reviewed and the fact the even-layer and old-layer domain walls have different basal-plane projections is deduced from a symmetry argument.


Domain Wall Single Column Symmetry Argument Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction Wall Separation 


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  • M. B. Walker
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and Scarborough CollegeUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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