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Title: Magnetic properties of single crystalline itinerant ferromagnet AlFe 2 B 2

Abstract

Here, single crystals of AlFe2B2 have been grown using the self-flux growth method, and then we measured the structural properties, temperature- and field-dependent magnetization, and temperature-dependent electrical resistivity at ambient as well as high pressure. The Curie temperature of AlFe2B2 is determined to be 274 K. The measured saturation magnetization and the effective moment for the paramagnetic Fe ion indicate the itinerant nature of the magnetism with a Rhode-Wohlfarth ratio MC/Msat ≈ 1.14. Temperature-dependent resistivity measurements under hydrostatic pressure show that transition temperature TC is suppressed down to 255 K for p = 2.24 GPa pressure with a suppression rate of ~–8.9 K/GPa. The anisotropy fields and magnetocrystalline anisotropy constants are in reasonable agreement with density functional theory calculations.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [1];  [1]
  1. Ames Lab. and Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States)
  2. Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States)
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Research Org.:
Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1471218
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1465227
Report Number(s):
IS-J-9709
Journal ID: ISSN 2475-9953; PRMHAR
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11358
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 2475-9953
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Lamichhane, Tej N., Xiang, Li, Lin, Qisheng, Pandey, Tribhuwan, Parker, David S., Kim, Tae -Hoon, Zhou, Lin, Kramer, Matthew J., Bud'ko, Sergey L., and Canfield, Paul C. Magnetic properties of single crystalline itinerant ferromagnet AlFe2B2. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.084408.
Lamichhane, Tej N., Xiang, Li, Lin, Qisheng, Pandey, Tribhuwan, Parker, David S., Kim, Tae -Hoon, Zhou, Lin, Kramer, Matthew J., Bud'ko, Sergey L., & Canfield, Paul C. Magnetic properties of single crystalline itinerant ferromagnet AlFe2B2. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.084408
Lamichhane, Tej N., Xiang, Li, Lin, Qisheng, Pandey, Tribhuwan, Parker, David S., Kim, Tae -Hoon, Zhou, Lin, Kramer, Matthew J., Bud'ko, Sergey L., and Canfield, Paul C. Mon . "Magnetic properties of single crystalline itinerant ferromagnet AlFe2B2". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.084408. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1471218.
@article{osti_1471218,
title = {Magnetic properties of single crystalline itinerant ferromagnet AlFe2B2},
author = {Lamichhane, Tej N. and Xiang, Li and Lin, Qisheng and Pandey, Tribhuwan and Parker, David S. and Kim, Tae -Hoon and Zhou, Lin and Kramer, Matthew J. and Bud'ko, Sergey L. and Canfield, Paul C.},
abstractNote = {Here, single crystals of AlFe2B2 have been grown using the self-flux growth method, and then we measured the structural properties, temperature- and field-dependent magnetization, and temperature-dependent electrical resistivity at ambient as well as high pressure. The Curie temperature of AlFe2B2 is determined to be 274 K. The measured saturation magnetization and the effective moment for the paramagnetic Fe ion indicate the itinerant nature of the magnetism with a Rhode-Wohlfarth ratio MC/Msat ≈ 1.14. Temperature-dependent resistivity measurements under hydrostatic pressure show that transition temperature TC is suppressed down to 255 K for p = 2.24 GPa pressure with a suppression rate of ~–8.9 K/GPa. The anisotropy fields and magnetocrystalline anisotropy constants are in reasonable agreement with density functional theory calculations.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.084408},
journal = {Physical Review Materials},
number = 8,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
}

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