Magnetic and neutron diffraction study on Ni2In type (Mn1-xCox)65Sn35

H. Shiraishi, T. Hori, N. Ohkubo, Kenji Ohoyama

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Abstract

The present paper describes the results of investigations of the crystal and magnetic properties of the Ni2In type (Mn1-xCox)65Sn35 compounds with X-ray and neutron diffraction (ND), as well as magnetometric methods. The (Mn1-xCox)65Sn35 crystallize in the Ni2In type in the range of 0≤x≤0.3. The ND study revealed that the Co atoms occupy only 2(d) site for x = 0.1, 0.2 and both 2(a) site, 2(d) site for x = 0.25, 0.3. The (Mn1-xCox)65Sn35 exhibits ferrimagnetism. In the lower temperature range, cluster glass like phase is observed. Especially in the range of x≤0.25, there exists a magnetic unit cell with two or three times the chemical one in the c direction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Volume384
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 1

Keywords

  • (MnCo)Sn
  • Cluster-glass
  • Ferrimagnetism
  • Neutron diffraction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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