Spin fluctuations of Y(Mn1-xAlx)2 and Y1-xScxMn2

Hirofumi Wada, H. Nakamura, E. Fukami, K. Yoshimura, M. Shiga, Y. Nakamura

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Abstract

The thermal expansion and low temperature and low temperature specific heat were measured for Y1-xScxMn2 . The results are discussed in terms of spin fluctuations and compared with those of Y(Mn1-xAlx)2, which show al local moment character. It is revealed that Y1-xScxMn2 is a typical nearly antiferromagnet in which giant spin fluctuations are thermally excited.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume70
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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