Recent applications of μ+SR in magnetism: Novel magnetic features in heavy electron compounds

  • A. Schenck
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Abstract

As an example for the power of μ + SR-spectroscopy in solid state physics three applications to heavy electron systems, i.e. CeAl3, U1−xThxBe13 and UCu5 will be discussed. Each of these systems reveals very specific magnetic features of unusual characteristics which involve very small to extremely small magnetic moments and random or very short range magnetic order. This kind of small moment magnetic order can be studied relatively easily by μSR but will be hardly accessible by other methods such as neutron scattering.

Keywords

Attenuation Hexagonal Expense Auto Correlation Ferro 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schenck
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  1. 1.Institut für Mittelenergiephysik der Eidgenössischen Technischen Hochschule ZürichVilligen PSISwitzerland

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