Raman scattering from phonons in polymorphs of Si and Ge

R. J. Kobliska, S. A. Solin, M. Selders, R. K. Chang, R. Alben, M. F. Thorpe, D. Weaire

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The vibrational properties of Si III and Ge III have been studied experimentally using Raman spectroscopy, and theoretically using a simple force-constant model. Si III and Ge III are metastable crystalline phases with large unit cells and distorted tetrahedral bonding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)725-728
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1972

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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