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Physical Properties of LnAgyX4-y (Ln =La, Ce; X = Al, Ga; y 0.72)



Jung Y. Cho, Monica Moldovan, David P. Young, Nathan Lowhorn, Julia Y. Chan


Single crystals of LnAg(y)X(4-y) (Ln = La, Ce; X = Al, Ga; y 0.72) were synthesized by aluminum or gallium flux and characterized by single crystal X-ray diffraction. LnAg(y)X(4-y) (Ln = La, Ce; X = Al, Ga; y 0.72) crystallize in the tetragonal space group I4/mmm (No. 139) with lattice parameter a = 4.3 and c = 10.7 , Z = 2. CeAg(0.72)Al(3.28) and CeAg(0.67)Ga(3.33) are metallic, and magnetic measurements indicate that they both order ferromagnetically near 3 K.
Physica D-Nonlinear Phenomena


flux growth, gallides, LnAg(y)X(4-y), magnetic susceptibility, rare earth intermetallics, single-crystal x-ray diffraction


Cho, J. , Moldovan, M. , Young, D. , Lowhorn, N. and Chan, J. (2008), Physical Properties of LnAg<sub>y</sub>X<sub>4-y</sub> (Ln =La, Ce; X = Al, Ga; y ~ 0.72), Physica D-Nonlinear Phenomena (Accessed July 25, 2024)


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Created March 31, 2008, Updated October 12, 2021