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Temperature and pressure dependence of 35Cl NQR in NaClO3 and Ba(ClO3)2·H2O

Krishnamoorthy, TV and Ramakrishna, J and Babu, PK (1991) Temperature and pressure dependence of 35Cl NQR in NaClO3 and Ba(ClO3)2·H2O. In: Journal of Molecular Structure, 249 (2-4). pp. 377-390.

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Pressure and temperature dependence of 35Cl nuclear quadrupole resonance (NQR) has been investigated in NaClO3 and Ba(ClO3)2·H2O. NQR frequencies are measured in the temperature range 77–300 K and up to 5 kbar pressure. The torsional frequency of the ClO3 pyramid and its variation with both pressure and temperature are evaluated from the NQR frequencies under the harmonic approximation. In general, the pressure effect on the internal motions is found to be less in Ba (ClO3)2·H2O compared to NaClO3. When the samples are cooled to 77 K the pressure coeffecient of NQR frequency becomes nearly zero in sodium chlorate, whereas it retains a value of 6 kHz kbar−1 in barium chlorate. This behaviour follows from the fact that at 77K, the torsional frequency in NaClO3 is unaffected by the application of pressure while it increases at the rate 12 cm−1 kbar−1 in Ba(ClO3)2·H2O.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Molecular Structure
Publisher: Elsevier science
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2010 04:58
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2010 04:58
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/34225

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