CRITICAL-VALUES FOR SPECIFIC-HEAT FROM RAMAN DATA

1991-07-01
The use of Raman frequency shifts of non-soft modes to provide detailed predictions of the critical behaviour of specific heat up to within a fraction of a degree of a second order (or weakly first order) phase transition is illustrated. As an example, the lambda-transition of ammonium chloride under ambient pressure has been studied, and values of critical exponents of a- almost-equal-to 0.76 and a+ almost-equal-to 0.82 have been derived for C(p) from the Raman data. This approach is believed to be valid for a wide range of systems showing second-order or weakly first-order phase transitions and it is possible to use it for relatively inaccessible samples such as those within high pressure enclosures.
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W. SHERMAN and H. H. Yurtseven, “CRITICAL-VALUES FOR SPECIFIC-HEAT FROM RAMAN DATA,” JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE, pp. 61–71, 1991, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/56547.