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Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

, Volume 83, Issue 3, pp 305–306 | Cite as

A new heavy-fermion superconductor: UNi2Al3

  • C. Geibel
  • S. Thies
  • D. Kaczorowski
  • A. Mehner
  • A. Grauel
  • B. Seidel
  • U. Ahlheim
  • R. Helfrich
  • K. Petersen
  • C. D. Bredl
  • F. Steglich
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Abstract

Measurements of the resistivity, susceptibility and specific heat are reported which clearly show that the hexagonal compound UNi2Al3 is a heavy-fermion magnet belowTN=4.6 K and a heavy-fermion superconductor belowTc=1 K.

Keywords

Spectroscopy Neural Network State Physics Hexagonal Complex System 
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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Geibel
    • 1
  • S. Thies
    • 1
  • D. Kaczorowski
    • 1
  • A. Mehner
    • 1
  • A. Grauel
    • 1
  • B. Seidel
    • 1
  • U. Ahlheim
    • 1
  • R. Helfrich
    • 1
  • K. Petersen
    • 1
  • C. D. Bredl
    • 1
  • F. Steglich
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für FestkörperphysikTechnische HochschuleDarmstadtFederal Republic of Germany

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