Skip to main content
eScholarship
Open Access Publications from the University of California

UC Irvine

UC Irvine Previously Published Works bannerUC Irvine

Variation of ground states in CePt2-xAuxSi2 compounds (x = 0, 1, 2)

  • Author(s): Heeb, E;
  • Ott, HR;
  • Felder, E;
  • Hulliger, F;
  • Schilling, A;
  • Fisk, Z
  • et al.
Abstract

A comparison is made of some low-temperature properties of CePt2Si2, CePtAuSi2 and CeAu2Si2. New experimental data on the specific heat, electrical resistivity and magnetic susceptibility of CePtAuSi2, together with published results on the other compounds, reveal that the electronic ground state in these materials varies in a very significant way. In-between local-moment behaviour in CeAu2Si2 and a Kondo-type ground state in CePt2Si2, CePtAuSi2 forms a heavy-electron state at low temperatures. © 1991.

Many UC-authored scholarly publications are freely available on this site because of the UC's open access policies. Let us know how this access is important for you.

Main Content
For improved accessibility of PDF content, download the file to your device.
Current View