Magnetism and Structural Behavior of CeRuSn Single Crystal


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We have synthesized CeRuSn single crystals and performed measurements of electrical resistivity and specific heat. At high temperatures, abrupt transitions were observed at 290 and 225 K in electrical resistivity during cooling. Both transitions are connected with a large temperature hysteresis. Low temperature properties are dominated by an antiferromagnetic transition at 2.9 K, which involves only half of cerium ions, leaving the rest of them non-magnetic. A significant magnetocrystalline anizotropy was revealed by application of external magnetic field.



Solid State Phenomena (Volume 194)

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Yuriy Verbovytskyy and António Pereira Gonçalves




J. Fikáček et al., "Magnetism and Structural Behavior of CeRuSn Single Crystal", Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 194, pp. 40-44, 2013

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November 2012




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