A transition that is induced by a change in temperature. Example: RbNO3
undergoes three structural transitions below 573 K:
- trigonal → CsCl-type structure at 439 K,
- CsCl-type → hexagonal structure at 501 K, and
- hexagonal structure → NaCl-type structure at 551 K.
PAC, 1994, 66, 577. 'Definitions of terms relating to phase transitions of the solid state (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)' on page 592 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199466030577)