FIZIKA A 11 (2002) 2 , 71-80
JAHN-TELLER EFFECTS IN 10% ZINC DOPED COPPER FLUOSILICATE HEXAHYDRATE
(CZFH): AN X-BAND EPR STUDY
ASHOK KUMAR DAS and A. K. PAL
Department of Solid State Physics, Indian Association for the
Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032, India
Received 1 May 2001; revised manuscript received 4 March 2002
Accepted 11 March 2002 Online 27 May 2002
Stable crystals of copper fluosilicate hexahydrate (CZFH) have been successfully grown.
X-band (9 GHz) EPR spectral studies carried out at room and liquid nitrogen temperatures
have revealed some new features of Jahn-Teller effect in CZFH.
PACS numbers: 76.30.-V, 76.30.Fc
Keywords: copper fluosilicate hexahydrate crystals, X-band EPR spectra, room and
liquid nitrogen temperatures, Jahn-Teller effect