Synthesis And Characterization Of Organic Superconductors

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Miller, Mitzi
Advisor
John Addis
Arthur Westwell
Harry Smith
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Date of Issue
1987-04-01
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Synthesis And Characterization Of Organic Superconductors
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The organic donor ethylenemethylenedithiotetrathiofulvalene (MET), a derivative of the bis(ethylenedithio)tetrathiofulvalene (BEDT-TTF or ET) organic donor, has been electrochemically oxidized with tetrabutylammonium salts of PFg‘ and CIO4" to form MET/PFg and MET/CIO4 crystals. The resulting crystals were or will be studied to determine crystal structure, electron spin resonance, and conductivity. X-ray crystallography was performed on 7 different crystals. Initial structure analysis consisted of Weissenberg and /or Precession X-ray analysis. These procedures yield information on crystal symmetry and lattice parameters.
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Bachelor's
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Spring
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Life & Environmental Sciences