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Crystal growth, structure, magnetic, and transport properties of TbRhln5

  • Author(s): Williams, WM
  • Pham, L
  • MaQuilon, S
  • Moldovan, M
  • Fisk, Z
  • Young, DP
  • Chan, JY
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.1021/ic060185wCreative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License
Abstract

Single crystals of TbRhln5 were synthesized using the flux growth method. TbRhln5 adopts the HoCoGa5 structure type and crystallizes in the space group P4/mmm, Z = 1. Lattice parameters are a = 4.6000(6) Å, c = 7.4370(11) Å, and V = 157.29(6) Å3. Transport measurements show that TbRhln5 is metallic (dρ/dT > 0). A sharp antiferromagnetic transition is observed at TN = 48 K in the susceptibility data for TbRhln5, which is highly anisotropic when the field is oriented along the c axis and a-b plane of the crystal and has an average effective moment of 9.72 μB/ Tb3+. © 2006 American Chemical Society.

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