Chiral-like spin ordering in Ni(Pt, Pd)Mn

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Abstract

Temperature dependence of nonlinear susceptibility of Ni75.3 Pt1.3Mn23.4 shows a singular peak irrelevant to the spin freezing and ferromagnetic transitions. The peak is more pronounced than that observed in Ni76.6Mn23.4, while it is not observed in the Pd-doped sample Ni75.3Pd1.6Mn23.1. The difference in magnetic singularity correlates with the magnitude of magnetic anisotropy. This characteristic feature can be interpreted in terms of a possible chiral spin ordering appearing in Ni(Pt, Pd)Mn.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-102
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume177-181
Issue numberPART 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan

Keywords

  • Anisotropy - spin glasses
  • Phase transitions
  • Re-entrant spin glass
  • Susceptibility - nonlinear

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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