Novel Ceramic Materials, Chapter 8


Electronic Charge Density Distributions in Sb2O

T. K. Thirumalaisamy, S. Saravanakumar, R. Saravanan

High-resolution charge density distribution maps have been elucidated using the maximum entropy method (MEM) for the cubic polymorph of antimony oxide (Sb2O3) using experimental X-ray structure factors. Information about the nature of bonding and relative bond strengths in the cubic polymorph of antimony oxide (Sb2O3) were extracted. The microstructure and the band gap energy of antimony oxide (Sb2O3) have been studied through scanning electron microscopy and UV-Visible analysis respectively.

Sb2O3, Charge Density, MEM, XRD, SEM, UV-Vis

Published online 6/1/2016, 15 pages

DOI: 10.21741/9781945291036-8

Part of Novel Ceramic Materials

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