Field-induced antiferroquadrupolar order in TbB2 C2 observed by resonant X-ray scattering

Daisuke Okuyama, Takeshi Matsumura, Hironori Nakao, Youichi Murakami, Yusuke Wakabayashi, Aya Tobo, Hideya Onodera

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Abstract

We have investigated the field-induced coexistent phase of antiferroquadrupolar (AFQ) and antiferromagnetic order in TbB2 C2 by resonant X-ray scattering. Incident energy dependences of forbidden and superlattice reflections show that the field-induced AFQ order in TbB2 C2 is structurally the same one as in the AFQ-ordered phase of DyB2 C2 and HoB2 C2 at zero magnetic field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)488-489
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Volume378-380
Issue numberSPEC. ISS.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 May 1

Keywords

  • Quadrupolar order
  • Resonant X-ray scattering
  • TbB C

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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