Magnetism of new semi-Heusler compounds FeVSn and CoVSn

C. S. Lue, Y. Öner, D. G. Naugle, Joseph H. Ross

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Magnetic properties of new intermetallics FeVSn and CoVSn are reported. Both materials belong to the group of semi-Heusler compounds, with lattice parameters of 0.593 and 0.598 nm respectively in a cubic MgAgAs structure. X-ray investigations indicate partial atomic ordering in both cases. Ferromagnetic order was observed in FeVSn with Tc = 86 K. The saturation moment obtained by M versus H measurements at 4 K has a value of 0.45 μB, indicating that FeVSn is a weak itinerant ferromagnet. CoVSn was found to be paramagnetic with no magnetic ordering down to 2 K. Room-temperature 51V NMR spectra were used as a local probe of the magnetic behaviour of these materials. The results indicate that V d orbitals play a strong role in the magnetism of FeVSn. Results for CoVSn are consistent with predicted semiconducting or semimetallic behaviour for this material.

頁(從 - 到)2138-2140
期刊IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
發行號4 I
出版狀態Published - 2001 七月 1
事件8th Joint Magnetism and Magnetic Materials -International Magnetic Conference- (MMM-Intermag) - San Antonio, TX, United States
持續時間: 2001 一月 72001 一月 11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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