Local structure investigation of oxide ion and proton defects in Ge-apatites by pair distribution function analysis

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  • L Malavasi
  • A Orera
  • PM Panchmatia
  • MS Islam
  • J Siewenie

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In this communication we provide a direct insight into the local structure and defects of oxygen excess Ge-apatites, in both dry and deuterated states, by means of pair distribution function analysis.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-252
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011