Original paper

Interpretation of σ-Al2O3 real structure by means of X -ray investigations and the videographic method

Lathe, C.; Guse, W.; Saalfeld, H.; Freimann, S.; Rahman, S. H.

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen Band 174 Heft 3 (1999), p. 293 - 304

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published: May 26, 1999

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Single crystals of σ-Al2O3 have been studied to get more information about the real structure. Both X-ray-investigations and the videographic method have been employed to characterise the ordering scheme of the aluminium vacancies in the lattice of σ-Al2O3. A description of the satellite systems of σ-Al2O3 I and II is given and it is shown that the ordering of the aluminium vacancies in phase II can be described by means of intervacancy correlation vectors ॥ [100] and ॥ [101]. Phase I can be described considering additional correlation vectors ॥ [203] and ॥ [302]. Additional directions result from the interpretation of the 1st and 2nd layer precession photographs.


σ-Al2O3satellite reflectionsvacanciescubic alumina