Crystal Field Effects on the ESR Spectra of Rare Earths in CePd3

  • C. Rettori
  • E. Weber
  • G. E. Barberis
  • J. P. Donoso
  • F. C. Gandra

Abstract

Crystal field effects on the J-multiplet ground state of rare earths (RE) in the mixed valent host of CePd3 have been investigated recently by neutron scattering1, ESR2,3 and susceptibility4 experiments. However it seems to be difficult to obtain the level scheme for the various non-S state RE ions in CePd3 from the neutron and susceptibility4 data. Since the ESR spectra give a clear identification of the low lying crystal field levels we performed ESR experiments at low temperatures in the limit of very diluted Dy, Er and Yb in polycrystalline samples of CePd3.

Keywords

Quartz Microwave Argon Helium Reso 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Rettori
    • 1
  • E. Weber
    • 1
  • G. E. Barberis
    • 2
  • J. P. Donoso
    • 2
  • F. C. Gandra
    • 2
  1. 1.II. Physikalisches InstitutUniversität KölnKöln 41Germany
  2. 2.Instituto de Fisica UNICAMPCampinasBrazil

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