material

K2CdSnSe4

ID:

mp-1079645


Tags: Dipotassium cadmium tin tetraselenide

Material Details

Final Magnetic Moment
0.000 μB

Calculated total magnetic moment for the unit cell within the magnetic ordering provided (see below). Typically accurate to the second digit.

Magnetic Ordering
NM
Formation Energy / Atom
-0.831 eV

Calculated formation energy from the elements normalized to per atom in the unit cell.

Energy Above Hull / Atom
0.000 eV

The energy of decomposition of this material into the set of most stable materials at this chemical composition, in eV/atom. Stability is tested against all potential chemical combinations that result in the material's composition. For example, a Co2O3 structure would be tested for decomposition against other Co2O3 structures, against Co and O2 mixtures, and against CoO and O2 mixtures.

Density
4.28 g/cm3

The calculated bulk crystalline density, typically underestimated due calculated cell volumes overestimated on average by 3% (+/- 6%)

Decomposes To
Stable
Band Gap
2.130 eV

In general, band gaps computed with common exchange-correlation functionals such as the LDA and GGA are severely underestimated. Typically the disagreement is reported to be ~50% in the literature. Some internal testing by the Materials Project supports these statements; typically, we find that band gaps are underestimated by ~40%. We additionally find that several known insulators are predicted to be metallic.

Space Group

Hermann Mauguin
I42m [121]
Hall
I 4 2
Point Group
42m
Crystal System
tetragonal

Electronic Structure

Topological data for ICSD ID 185468 from Topological Materials Database
Topological Classification
trivial*
Subclassification
LCEBR
* trivial insulator or metal
Linear Combination of Elementary Band Representations

Band Structure and Density of States

Warning! Semi-local DFT tends to severely underestimate bandgaps. Please see the wiki for more info.

X-Ray Diffraction

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Calculated powder diffraction pattern; note that peak spacings may be affected due to inaccuracies in calculated cell volume, which is typically overestimated on average by 3% (+/- 6%)

Elasticity

A full elastic tensor has not been calculated for this material. Registered users can view statistical-learning-based predictions of this material's bulk and shear moduli.

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Piezoelectricity

Reference for tensor and properties: Methodology
Piezoelectric Tensor eij (C/m2)
0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.06008 0.00000 0.00000
0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.14009 0.00000
0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.00000 0.14009
Piezoelectric Modulus ‖eijmax
0.14009 C/m2
Crystallographic Direction vmax
-0.00000
0.00000
-1.00000

Dielectric Properties

Reference for tensor and properties: Methodology
Dielectric Tensor εij (electronic contribution)
6.84 0.00 -0.00
0.00 5.07 -0.00
-0.00 -0.00 5.07
Dielectric Tensor εij (total)
12.75 0.00 -0.00
0.00 9.39 -0.00
-0.00 -0.00 9.39
Polycrystalline dielectric constant εpoly
(electronic contribution)
5.66
Polycrystalline dielectric constant εpoly
(total)
10.51
Refractive Index n
2.38
Potentially ferroelectric?
Unknown

Similar Structures beta feature

Explanation of dissimilarity measure: Documentation.
material dissimilarity Ehull # of elements
Tl3In2Se5 (mp-686102) 0.2615 0.001 3
Tl3In7Se10 (mp-675519) 0.3442 0.034 3
Tl2In3Se5 (mp-685385) 0.3395 0.016 3
TlInSe2 (mp-22232) 0.3361 0.000 3
KSnSe2 (mp-571016) 0.3630 0.095 3
Tl2HgGeTe4 (mp-569246) 0.2725 0.006 4
Tl2CdGeTe4 (mp-568890) 0.2495 0.004 4
Tl2SnHgSe4 (mp-1078676) 0.0918 0.003 4
K2SnHgSe4 (mp-568968) 0.1085 0.000 4
Rb2SnHgTe4 (mp-1080691) 0.1101 0.000 4
TlSe (mp-1836) 0.3529 0.000 2
TlS (mp-322) 0.3616 0.052 2
InTe (mp-20320) 0.4837 0.011 2
Up to 5 similar elemental, binary, ternary, quaternary, etc. structures displayed (dissimilarity threshold 0.75). Ehull: energy above hull per atom [eV].

Calculation Summary

Structure Optimization

Run Type
GGA
Energy Cutoff
700 eV
# of K-points
None
U Values
--
Pseudopotentials
VASP PAW: K_sv Cd Sn_d Se
Final Energy/Atom
-3.4689 eV
Corrected Energy
-27.7510 eV
-27.7510 eV = -27.7510 eV (uncorrected energy)

Detailed input parameters and outputs for all calculations


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ICSD IDs
  • 185468
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  • Dipotassium cadmium tin tetraselenide

Displaying lattice parameters for primitive cell; note that calculated cell volumes are typically overestimated on average by 3% (+/- 6%). Note the primitive cell may appear less symmetric than the conventional cell representation (see "Structure Type" selector below the 3d structure)