Thermal Properties of Heavy Fermion Compound YbP

Naoyuki Tateiwa, Tatsuo C. Kobayashi, Kiichi Amaya, Dexin Li, Yoshinobu Shiokawa, Takashi Suzuki

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Low-temperature specific heat and its field-dependence up to 16T was measured in a stoichiometric single crystal of YbP. A sharp peak was observed at TN = 0.53 K in zero magnetic field. Application of external field seems to induce a new magnetic phase above 11T. The field dependence of the transition temperature in the high-field phase is different from that of the low field phase. The linear coefficient of the electronic specific heat is estimated as 120 mJ/mol·K2 from low temperature specfic heat, suggesting heavy Fermion state in YbP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1365-1369
Number of pages5
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2002 May 1


  • Heavy-Fermion state
  • Magnetic phase diagram
  • YbP

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Tateiwa, N., Kobayashi, T. C., Amaya, K., Li, D., Shiokawa, Y., & Suzuki, T. (2002). Thermal Properties of Heavy Fermion Compound YbP. journal of the physical society of japan, 71(5), 1365-1369.