High-field X-ray diffraction measurement of SmMn2Ge2

Shihou Miura, Keiichi Koyama, Hironari Okada, Toru Shigeoka, Kazuo Watanabe

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The high-field X-ray diffraction measurement of a re-entrant ferromagnet SmMn2Ge2 with a tetragonal structure was carried out. The unit cell volume contracts by approximately 0.3% in the antiferromagnetic (AFM) state, compared with that of the ferromagnetic (FM) state. In the AFM state, the structural distortion recovers due to a high magnetic field, accompanied by the metamagnetic transition from the AFM state to the forced FM state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1258-1259
Number of pages2
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Mar
Externally publishedYes


  • Magnetic phase transition
  • Powder X-ray diffraction
  • SmMnGe

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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