Spin reorientation in HoCo12B6

  • J. M. Cadogan
  • S. J. Campbell
  • X. L. Zhao
  • H. S. Li
  • P. W. Thompson

Abstract

Mössbauer and AC susceptibility experiments on HoCo12B6 (57Fe) show that the Fe atoms exhibit a strong preferential occupation of the 18h site. HoCo12B6 undergoes an axis to plane spin reorientation at T sr = 75(2) K.

Keywords

Spin reorientation rare-earth intermetallics crystal-fields 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Cadogan
    • 1
  • S. J. Campbell
    • 2
  • X. L. Zhao
    • 2
  • H. S. Li
    • 1
  • P. W. Thompson
    • 2
  1. 1.School of PhysicsUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.School of Physics, University CollegeUniversity of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force AcademyCanberraAustralia

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