Heavy fermion characteristics in amorphous SmCu6 alloy

H. Okajima, K. Sumiyama, Y. Homma, T. Hihara, K. Suzuki

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Abstract

The amorphous SmCu6 alloy produced by sputter-deposition reveals a heavy fermion character: the electronic specific heat coefficient is about 0.3 J mol-1K-2. Broad peaks at around 3.8 K in the specific heat and magnetic susceptibility (χ), and the hysteresis in the χ between zero-field-cooled and field-cooled specimens demonstrate a spin-glass ordering at low temperatures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)392-394
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Physics of Condensed Matter
Volume206-207
Issue numberC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Feb 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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