Details of the single crystal growth of incongruently melting TbB6, DyB6, HoB6, and YB6using a crucible-free vertical floating zone method are reported. Magnetic susceptibility is reported and discussed. It is suggested that antiferro-quadrupolar ordering occurs in DyB6between 30 and 25.6 K.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry