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dc.contributor.authorSkinner, L. B.*
dc.contributor.authorChae, S. R.*
dc.contributor.authorBenmore, C. J.*
dc.contributor.authorWenk, H. R.*
dc.contributor.authorMonteiro, P. J. M.*
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-25T13:44:21Zen
dc.date.available2016-02-25T13:44:21Zen
dc.date.issued2010-05-11en
dc.identifier.citationSkinner LB, Chae SR, Benmore CJ, Wenk HR, Monteiro PJM (2010) Nanostructure of Calcium Silicate Hydrates in Cements. Physical Review Letters 104. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.195502.en
dc.identifier.issn0031-9007en
dc.identifier.issn1079-7114en
dc.identifier.pmid20866975en
dc.identifier.doi10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.195502en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/598952en
dc.description.abstractCalcium silicate hydrate (CSH) is the major volume phase in the matrix of Portland cement concrete. Total x-ray scattering measurements with synchrotron x rays on synthetic CSH(I) shows nanocrystalline ordering with a particle diameter of 3.5(5) nm, similar to a size-broadened 1.1 nm tobermorite crystal structure. The CSH component in hydrated tricalcium silicate is found to be similar to CSH(I). Only a slight bend and additional disorder within the CaO sheets is required to explain its nanocrystalline structure. © 2010 The American Physical Society.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis publication was based on work supported in part by Grant No. KUS-11-004021, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). This work was supported by the U.S. DOE, Argonne National Laboratory under Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357. Also, thanks to Dr. Simon Clark, Dr. Juyoung Ha, Cagla Meral, and Elizabeth Mannering for their help with the production of this paper; and to Gordon Chan and Dr. Laila Raki for their help with the sample synthesis.en
dc.publisherAmerican Physical Society (APS)en
dc.titleNanostructure of Calcium Silicate Hydrates in Cementsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalPhysical Review Lettersen
dc.contributor.institutionUC Berkeley, Berkeley, United States*
dc.contributor.institutionArgonne National Laboratory, Argonne, United States*
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of California System, Oakland, United States*
kaust.grant.numberKUS-11-004021en


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