Studies of E-Type Jahn-Teller Ions by Resonant Cross-Relaxation

  • A. Vasson
  • A.-M. Vasson
  • C. A. Bates
Conference paper


Experimental measurements and an analysis of the effects of E-type Jahn-Teller ions on the measured spin-lattice relaxation time of Cr3+ and Fe3+ ions in Al2O3 are described. It is found that resonant cross-relaxation occurs to Cr2+, Mn3+ or Pt3+ ions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Vasson
    • 1
  • A.-M. Vasson
    • 1
  • C. A. Bates
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Radioélectricité et Théorie du SolideUniversité de Clermont-Ferrand IIAubièreFrance
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of NottinghamUniversity Park, NottinghamUK

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