Evolution of magnetic structures in U(Ni1_xPdx) 2Si2 system

P. Svoboda, F. Honda, A. V. Andreev, J. Vejpravová, K. Prokeš, V. Sechovský

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Abstract

Influence of Pd-Ni substitution on the formation of magnetic phases in the tetragonal U(Ni1_xPdx)2Si2 system and the corresponding magnetic phase diagrams are presented. The single crystals of two different substitutions x = 0.15 and 0.10 were grown and detailed studies by neutron diffraction were performed in horizontal magnetic fields up to B = 6 T. Both compounds order antiferromagnetically (AF) and exhibit three different AF structures below the Néel temperature. All three structures are formed by ferromagnetic basal planes stacked along c-axis with different q = (0,0, qz) propagation. For x = 0.10, the co-existence of two magnetic phases in the ground-state was observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)502-503
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Volume329-333
Issue numberII
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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