Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 158, Issue 1–4, pp 59–62 | Cite as

Hyperfine Fields of Light Interstitial Impurities in Ni

  • C. Zecha
  • H. Ebert
  • H. Akai
  • P. H. Dederichs
  • R. Zeller
Theory Hyperfine Interactions


The magnetic hyperfine interaction of light interstitial impurities in Ni have been studied by means of the Korringa–Kohn–Rostoker (KKR) band structure method. This method allows to deal with the impurity problem by solving the corresponding Dyson equation for the Green’s function. It also allows to account for lattice relaxations. For this purpose a new technique was developed that allows to handle in principle arbitrary lattice distortions. Corresponding calculations have been performed for the magnetic hyperfine fields of the light interstitial impurities H to Ne in Ni. By minimising the force on the nearest neighbour host atoms their equilibrium position was determined. The resulting hyperfine fields for the equilibrium configuration are found to be in rather good agreement with available experimental data.

Key Words

ferromagnets hyperfine field interstitial impurities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Zecha
    • 1
  • H. Ebert
    • 1
  • H. Akai
    • 2
  • P. H. Dederichs
    • 3
  • R. Zeller
    • 3
  1. 1.Depatment of ChemistryUniversity of MunichMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Osaka UniversityOsakaJapan
  3. 3.Institute für Festkörperforschung, Forschungszentrum JülichJülichGermany

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