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Study of the effect of alkali mixture on V-O bond length in Oxyfluoro Vanadate glasses using Raman spectroscopy

Honnavar, Gajanan V and Prabhava, SN and Ramesh, KP (2013) Study of the effect of alkali mixture on V-O bond length in Oxyfluoro Vanadate glasses using Raman spectroscopy. In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 370 . pp. 6-9.

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Abstract

Raman spectroscopic study on Oxyfluoro Vanadate glasses containing various proportions of lithium fluoride and rubidium fluoride was carried out to see an effect of mixture of alkali on vanadium-oxygen (V-O) bond length. Glasses with a general formula 40V(2)O(5) - 30BaF(2) - (30 - x) LiF - xRbF (x = 0-30) were prepared. Room temperature Raman spectra of these glass samples were recorded in back scattering geometry. The data presented is in ``reduced Raman intensity'' form with maximum peak scaled to 100. We have used v = Aexp(BR), where A and B are fitting parameters, to correlate the bond length R with Raman scattering frequency v. We observed that variation in bond length and its distribution about a most probable value can be correlated to the alkali environment present in these glasses. We also observed that all rubidium environment around the network forming unit is more homogenous than all lithium environment.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Keywords: Glasses; Mixed Alkali Effect; Raman Spectroscopy; Bond Length Distribution
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Depositing User: Francis Jayakanth
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2013 05:47
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2013 05:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/46808

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