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Magnetic Properties of RCo2Si2 and RCo2Ge2 Compounds

  • M. Kolenda
  • A. Szytuła
  • A. Zygmunt

Abstract

The ternary compounds described by the formula RM2X2, where R is a rare earth, M is transition metal and X is Si or Ge, have been extensively studied1–6. These compounds crystallize in the ThCr2Si2 structure of the space group 14/mmml. Previous work reports that the compounds were ferromagnets or antiferromagnets depending on the transition metal2–4. The present study is a systematic investigation of the magnetic properties of RCo2Si2 and RCo2Ge2 compounds and a comparison of their magnetic properties.

Keywords

Magnetic Property Neutron Diffraction Magnetocrystalline Anisotropy Neel Temperature Previous Work Report 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kolenda
    • 1
  • A. Szytuła
    • 1
  • A. Zygmunt
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsJagellonian UniversityKrakowPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Low Temperature and Structure ResearchPolish Academy of SciencesWrocławPoland

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