High pressure metallic phase in cuprous chloride single crystals

C. W. Chu, S. Early, T. H. Geballe, A. Rusakov, R. E. Schwall

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An insulator-metal-insulator sequence of transitions has been observed as a function of pressure in a freshly prepared single crystal of CuCl. The metallic phase is evidenced by a sudden drop in resistance by a factor of approximately 107 between approximately 40 Kbar and approximately 55 Kbar.

Original languageEnglish
Article number005
Pages (from-to)L241-L244
JournalJournal of Physics C: Solid State Physics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1975

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • General Engineering
  • General Physics and Astronomy


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