Anomalous magnetism of the frustrated compound GdInCu4

H. Nakamura, K. Ito, H. Wada, M. Shiga

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The magnetic susceptibility, high-field magnetization, low-temperature specific heat measurements for GdInCu4 have revealed that its antiferromagnetic ordering is depressed down to a very low temperature of 6.9 K in spite of the large antiferromagnetic correlation between Gd moments, and magnetic correlation persists at temperatures higher than TN. The temperature dependence of electrical resistivity has a broad maximum around 80 K as well as a sharp peak at TN. The concept of magnetic frustration is applied to explain such anomalous properties of GdInCu4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)633-635
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Physics of Condensed Matter
Issue numberC
Publication statusPublished - May 2 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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


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