Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 28, Issue 1–4, pp 993–996 | Cite as

A Mössbauer study of rapidly quenchedCuFe alloys — Antiferromagnetic γ-Fe

  • G. L. Whittle
  • S. J. Campbell
  • A. Calka
Metals, Alloys


A series ofCuFe alloys containing 5, 10 and 16 at% Fe has been prepared using standard ribbon spinning techniques. It is found that samples containing significant fractions (∼ 5%) of Fe in the form of r-Fe can be obtained readily on quenching from the (r + liquid) phase, applied field spectra (0–5.2 T) on antiferromagnetic r-Fe at 4. 2 K indicate that the anisotropy energy is small and that spins tilt from the minimum energy configuration (spin axes perpendicular to Bappl) for Bappl ≥ 2.5T.


Thin Film Anisotropy Minimum Energy Applied Field Significant Fraction 


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© J.C. Baltzer A.G., Scientific Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Whittle
    • 1
  • S. J. Campbell
    • 2
  • A. Calka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Solid State Physics, Research School of Physical SciencesThe Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of New South Wales, Faculty of Military StudiesDuntroonAustralia

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