High-field magnetization of a Dy2Fe14Si3 single crystal

A. V. Andreev, M. D. Kuz'Min, S. Yoshii, E. A. Tereshina, K. Kindo, M. Hagiwara, F. R. De Boer

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The magnetization of a Dy2Fe14Si3 single crystal was measured at 4.2 K in pulsed fields up to 51 T along the principal axes. The compound orders ferrimagnetically at 500 K, has a spontaneous magnetic moment of 8 μB/f.u. (at 4.2 K) and exhibits a very large magnetic anisotropy, 〈1 0 0〉 being the easy axis. In fields applied along the 〈1 0 0〉 and 〈1 2 0〉 axes, field-induced phase transitions are observed at 33 T and at 39 T, respectively. The c-axis magnetization curve crosses the easy-axis curve at 19 T. At higher fields, for all directions, the magnetization continues to increase due to further bending of the sublattice moments. Temperature evolution of magnetic anisotropy and magnetic hysteresis are discussed as well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5042-5046
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Alloys and Compounds
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Apr 21


  • Field-induced transition
  • High magnetic fields
  • Magnetic anisotropy
  • Metamagnetism
  • RT
  • Rare-earth intermetallics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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