High-pressure phases of titanium: first-principles calculations

Verma, A. K. ; Modak, P. ; Rao, R. S. ; Godwal, B. K. ; Jeanloz, R. (2007) High-pressure phases of titanium: first-principles calculations Physical Review B, 75 (1). 014109_1-014109_5. ISSN 0163-1829

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We investigate through first-principles calculations the controversial observation of the high-pressure orthorhombic ( γ and δ) phases of titanium. Our calculations predict the transition sequence ω -γ -β under pressure, and reveal that the δ phase is elastically unstable under isotropic compression. We attribute its observation to nonhydrostatic stresses present in the diamond-anvil cell experiments. We find the γ phase to be stable in the 102-112 GPa pressure range, with the upper limit of this pressure range increasing under nonhydrostatic conditions.

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