High-field moment polarization in the itinerant ferromagnet URhSi

W. Knafo, T. D. Matsuda, F. Hardy, D. Aoki, J. Flouquet

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Abstract

We report a high-magnetic-field study of the itinerant ferromagnet URhSi. Magnetization and electrical resistivity were measured under magnetic fields μ0H up to 58 T applied along the directions a, b, and c of the orthorhombic structure and temperatures T ranging from 1.5 to 50 K. For H-b, pseudo-metamagnetism at μ0Hm≃30-40T is associated with a broad step in the magnetization and a maximum in the resistivity. The properties of URhSi are discussed and compared with those of the isostructural superconducting ferromagnets URhGe and UCoGe and of the superconducting paramagnet UTe2.

Original languageEnglish
Article number094421
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume100
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Sep 12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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