Magnetism and Structural Behavior of CeRuSn Single Crystal
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.
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