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      The Si-Ge substitutional series in the chiral STW Zeolite Structure Type

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          The whole compositional range (Ge\(_f\) = Ge/(Ge+Si)= 0 to 1) of zeolite STW has been synthesized and studied by a comprehensive combined experimental--theoretical approach. The yield of zeolite goes through a maximum and then drops at the GeO\(_2\) side of the series, following the inverse of the calculated free energy curve. The unit cell generally expands, roughly linearly, as the Ge\(_f\) increases, but a notable resilience to expansion is observed at the high silica side. This can be attributed to the more rigid character of SiO\(_2\) and the ability of Ge units to deform. Density functional theory calculations provide a new assignment of the previously controversial \(^{19}\)F MAS NMR resonances for occluded fluoride, which is based not only in the number of Ge atoms in the double-4-ring units but also on the way they are associated (namely, no Ge, isolated Ge, Ge pairs or closed Ge clusters). While we found an overall good agreement between the experimental and theoretical trends in preferential occupation by Ge of different crystallographic sites, the theoretical models show more sharp and abrupt tendencies, likely due both to limitations of the approach and to kinetic factors that allow metastable configurations to actually exist.

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              A theory for the ab initio calculation of all-electron NMR chemical shifts in insulators using pseudopotentials is presented. It is formulated for both finite and infinitely periodic systems and is based on an extension to the Projector Augmented Wave approach of Bloechl [P. E. Bloechl, Phys. Rev. B 50, 17953 (1994)] and the method of Mauri et al [F. Mauri, B.G. Pfrommer, and S.G. Louie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 5300 (1996)]. The theory is successfully validated for molecules by comparison with a selection of quantum chemical results, and in periodic systems by comparison with plane-wave all-electron results for diamond.
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                05 July 2018
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                1807.01922

                http://arxiv.org/licenses/nonexclusive-distrib/1.0/

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                TA-ART-04-2018-003879.R1
                26 pages
                cond-mat.mtrl-sci

                Condensed matter

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