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Magnetic susceptibility of antiferromagnetic nickel diglycine dihydrate

  • Author(s): Calvo, R
  • Nascimento, OR
  • Fisk, Z
  • Suassuna, J
  • Oseroff, SB
  • Machin, I
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.1063/1.330936Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License
Abstract

The magnetic susceptibility χ of nickel diglycine dihydrate has been measured between 0.6 and 120 K. The high-temperature data were taken in powder and follow a Curie law behavior with μeff = 3.189 μB and an antiferromagnetic Curie temperature TC = 2.47 K. At low temperatures the χ vs temperature curves for powder and oriented single crystals deviate from the Curie law; they show a maximum χ at about 2.21 K and an abrupt decrease at lower temperatures. The observed behavior of χ for nickel diglycine dihydrate indicates dominating antiferromagnetic interactions between Ni ions. A phase transition to an antiferromagnetic phase occurs below 2.2 K.

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