- Cocks, F.H. and Preece, C.M. and King, H.W., X-ray peak shifts on cooling a composite of gold particles in a collodion-amyl acetate matrix,
Physics Letters, vol. 22 no. 3
pp. 287 - 288 [0031-9163(66)90616-0] .
(last updated on 2007/04/10)
The X-ray diffraction patterns from gold particles embedded in a film of collodion-amyl acetate on glass show relative peak shifts when the composite is cooled at 77°K or below. These shifts show qualitatively the anisotropy of the Young's modulus of gold.
disperse systems;elastic constants;gold;X-ray reflection;