Neutron scattering as a probe of the orientational ordering of nitrogen molecules on graphite

J. Eckert, W. D. Ellenson, J. B. Hastings, L. Passell

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Abstract

Orientational ordering of nitrogen-molecule overlayers on graphite has been investigated by neutron diffraction. The ordering transition is found to occur at 30 K in both the registered and dense-solid phases despite a 5% difference in the nearest-neighbor distance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1329-1332
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume43
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979

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