Since the early theoretical papers by Klemens1 in 1955 until the present,2 there has been a continuing controversy in the literature concerning the physical nature of the interaction of thermal phonons with dislocations. The present paper is an attempt to partly clarify the situation through a review of the experimental data on LiF available in the literature.
KeywordsPhonon Mode Scatter Cross Section Phonon Scattering Thermal Phonon Transverse Phonon
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