Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 59, Issue 5–6, pp 509–516 | Cite as

The effect of lattice contraction and charge transfer on the magnetic susceptibility of Chevrel compounds

  • M. E. Reeves
  • W. M. Miller
  • D. M. Ginsberg
Article

Abstract

The magnetic susceptibilities of SnMo6S8, PbMo6.35S8, and PbMo6.2S8 have been measured. There appear to be transitions at about 40 and 100 K. The behavior of the susceptibility is believed to be caused by changes in the lattice, affecting the charge transfer from the tin or lead atoms to the Mo6S8 clusters.

Keywords

Charge Transfer Magnetic Susceptibility Magnetic Material Lattice Contraction Lead Atom 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. E. Reeves
    • 1
  • W. M. Miller
    • 1
  • D. M. Ginsberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and Materials Research LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbana

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