Spin dynamics of quadrupole-ordered PrFe4P12

J. G. Park, D. T. Adroja, K. A. McEwen, M. Kohgi, K. Iwasa, Y. S. Kwon

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PrFe4P12 shows a unique transition at 6.5 K with clear anomalies in its bulk properties. In order to understand the nature of the transition, we have undertaken inelastic neutron scattering studies from 300 to 2 K with varying magnetic fields up to 7 T. The analysis of the present data demonstrates that there is a pronounced change of the spin dynamics at 6.5 K which we attribute to the interplay between the spin and quadrupole degrees of freedom.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)868-870
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Issue numberSPEC. ISS.
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Apr 30


  • Inelastic neutron scattering
  • PrFeP
  • Quadrupole ordering
  • Skutterudite compound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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