Diamagnetic domains in beryllium as seen by muon spin rotation spectroscopy

  • G. Solt
  • C. Baines
  • V. S. Egorov
  • D. Herlach
  • E. Krasnoperov
  • U. Zimmermann
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 477)


Condon’s theory, predicting the periodic formation and disappearance of dia- and paramagnetic domains in non-magnetic metals under the conditions of a strong de Haas-van Alphen effect, is reviewed. Earlier experiments, evincing domains in silver and supporting the conjecture of domains in Be are discussed, and the recently obtained first spectroscopical evidence for the domain phase in beryllium is presented. The principle of muon spin rotation spectroscopy, used in these investigations, is described in some detail.


Fermi Surface Landau Level Domain Formation Domain Phase Single Crystal Plate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Solt
    • 1
  • C. Baines
    • 1
  • V. S. Egorov
    • 2
  • D. Herlach
    • 1
  • E. Krasnoperov
    • 2
  • U. Zimmermann
    • 1
  1. 1.Paul Scherrer InstitutVilligen PSISwitzerland
  2. 2.Russian Research Center “Kurchatov Institute”MoscowRussia

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