Optical investigation of quasi-one- and two-dimensional systems A0.9Mo6O17 (A=Li, K, and Na)

L. Degiorgi, P. Wachter, M. Greenblatt, W. H. McCarroll, K. V. Ramanujachary, J. Marcus, C. Schlenker

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Abstract

Reflectivity measurements of the ternary molybdenum oxide purple bronzes A0.9Mo6O17 (A=Li, Na, and K) are presented at 300 and 6 K. The optical properties show different dependence of light polarization and temperature for the two-dimensional K and Na compounds compared to the one-dimensional Li compound. The possibility of a charge-density-wave onset is investigated, and a discussion in connection with recent transport-property investigations and new theoretical models is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5821-5826
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume38
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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